suberic acidsu·ber·ic acid
a dibasic acid, HOOC(CH)COOH, obtained by the oxidation of cork and from other sources
Origin of suberic acidFrench subérique ; from Classical Latin suber, cork tree
A colorless crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C8H14O4, used in the manufacture of plastics.
Origin of suberic acidFrench subérique, from Latin s&umacron;ber, cork.