cloudberry An orange‐yellow fruit resembling the raspberry in shape; Rubus chamaemorus, known as avron in Scotland, and baked‐apple berry in Canada. It is an extremely rich natural source of benzoic acid and will not ferment; it remains fresh for many months without preservation.
More From encyclopedia.com
citron , citron The first of the citrus fruits to become known to Europeans; Citrus medica. The fruit has a very thick peel and sweet, acid‐free pith with pra… Boric Acid , OVERVIEW Boric acid (BORE-ik ASS-id) is a colorless, odorless, white or colorless powder or crystalline material with a slightly oily feeling that sl… Kumquat , kumquat •cannot • slip knot • forget-me-not •touch-me-not • topknot • whatnot •crackpot, jackpot •blackspot • dashpot • sexpot • despot •fleshpot • t… Malic acid , malic acid (2-hydroxybutanedioic acid) A crystalline solid, HOOCCH(OH)CH2COOH. L-malic acid occurs in living organisms as an intermediate metabolite… Lactic Acid , Lactic acid is a colorless, water-soluble liquid that freezes, or solidifies, at 64.4°F (18°C)—just slightly below normal room temperature . It is sc… Oleic Acid , oleic acid An unsaturated fatty acid with one double bond, CH3(CH2)7CH:CH(CH2)7COOH. Oleic acid is one of the most abundant constituent fatty acids o…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like