as·par·tic acid (ə-spärʹtĭk) n.
A nonessential amino acid, C4H7NO4, found especially in young sugar cane and sugar-beet molasses.
  [From asparagus(from its being obtained from an amino acid found in asparagus).]

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Universalium. 2010.

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