Definitions for vanillic

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

va•nil•lavəˈnɪl ə or, often, -ˈnɛl ə(n.)(pl.)-las.

  1. any tropical climbing orchid of the genus Vanilla, esp. V. planifolia, bearing fruit yielding an extract used in flavoring food and in perfumery.

    Category: Plants

  2. Also called vanil′la bean`. the fruit or bean of this orchid.

    Category: Plants

  3. the extract of this fruit.

  4. (adj.)containing or flavored with vanilla.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  5. ordinary; commonplace.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

Origin of vanilla:

1655–65; < NL < Sp vainilla little pod =vain(a) a sheath (< L vāgīna sheath) +-illa dim. suffix (< LL)



  1. vanillic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to vanillin or vanillic acid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vanillic(adj)

    pertaining to, or derived from, vanilla or vanillin; resembling vanillin; specifically, designating an alcohol and an acid respectively, vanillin being the intermediate aldehyde


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