|caproic acid (kəˈprəʊɪk)|
|another name for hexanoic acid|
|[C19: caproic, from Latin caper goat, alluding to its smell]|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
caproic acid ca·pro·ic acid (kə-prō'ĭk, kā-)
A liquid fatty acid found in animal fats and oils or synthesized and used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.