suberic acid

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su·ber·ic acid

A colorless crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C8H14O4, used in the manufacture of plastics.

[French subérique, from Latin sūber, cork.]

suberic acid

(Elements & Compounds) another name for octanedioic acid
[C18: from French subérique, from Latin sūber cork (from which the acid is obtained)]
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Noun1.suberic acid - a dicarboxylic acid found in cork
carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups