belonging to the plant family Araceae.
another word for aroid (sense 1)
of or derived from .
noun a fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of one’s mouth Word Origin arachi- ‘ground nut’
- Arachidic acid
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C 20 H 40 O 2 , obtained from peanut oil: used chiefly in the manufacture of lubricants, plastics, and waxes.
- Arachidonic acid
an essential fatty acid, C 20 H 32 O 2 , found in the lipids of most tissues, that is a precursor in the synthesis of prostaglandins, prostacyclins, and related effectors. noun a fatty acid occurring in animal cells: the metabolic precursor of several groups of biologically active substances, including prostaglandins arachidonic acid ar·a·chi·don·ic acid […]