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Noun: lauric acid  'lo-rik 'a-sid
  1. A crystalline fatty acid occurring as glycerides in natural fats and oils (especially coconut oil and palm-kernel oil)
    - dodecanoic acid

Derived forms: lauric acids

Type of: saturated fatty acid

Encyclopedia: Lauric acid