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 for pyroleic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sebacic \Se*bac"ic\, a. [L. sebum tallow: cf. F. s['e]bacique.]
     (Chem.)
     Of or pertaining to fat; derived from, or resembling, fat;
     specifically, designating an acid (formerly called also
     sebic, and pyroleic, acid), obtained by the distillation
     or saponification of certain oils (as castor oil) as a white
     crystalline substance.
     [1913 Webster]

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