The New International Encyclopædia/Kinic acid
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KIN'IC, or QUIN'IC, ACID (from Quichua kina, quina, bark, quinine). C7H12O6. A substance allied to benzoic acid, and occurring in cinchona bark, the coffee-bean, and other vegetable products. It is soluble in water and crystallizes in large colorless prisms.