Cin*nam"ic (?), a. [From Cinnamon.] Chem.

Pertaining to, or obtained from, cinnamon.

Cinnamic acid Chem., a white, crystalline, odorless substance. C6H5.C2H2C2H2.CO2H, formerly obtained from storax and oil of cinnamon, now made from certain benzene derivatives in large quantities, and used for the artificial production of indigo.


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