Definition of cinnamic in English:

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Pronunciation: /səˈnamik/

Entry from US English dictionary


1Of cinnamon.
1.1Denoting an acidic crystalline powder ( cinnamic acid), C9H8O2, derived from cinnamon or produced synthetically and used in medicine and perfumery.
Example sentences
  • Propolis has been reported to contain cinnamic acid.
  • A number of solid amine and diamine salts of cinnamic acids 2 were photochemically isomerized in low yields.
  • In the study, a series of benzoic and cinnamic acids were tested.
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