Also contains definition of: cyclodepsipeptides

Natural or synthetic compounds having sequences of amino and hydroxy carboxylic acid residues (usually α-amino and α-hydroxy acids), commonly but not necessarily regularly alternating. In cyclodepsipeptides, the residues are connected in a ring.
See: carboxylic acids
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307 (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1331
See also:
PAC, 1984, 56, 595 (Nomenclature and symbolism for amino acids and peptides (Recommendations 1983)) on page 617