Definition of ailanthic in English:

ailanthic

(also ailantic)

adjective

Chemistry
  • Of or relating to the ailanthus. Chiefly in ailanthic acidnoun a bitter quassinoid extracted from the bark of the South Asian tree Ailanthus excelsa.

Origin

Late 19th century. From ailanth- + -ic.

Pronunciation

ailanthic

/eɪˈlanθɪk/