Date: 1800-1900
Origin: acrolein chemical compound (19-21 centuries), from Greek akr- ( ACRONYM) + Latin olere 'to smell'

acrylic

adjective
     
a‧cryl‧ic
TIMAVP acrylic paints or cloth are made from chemical substances, not natural substances

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