decanoic-acid

decanoic acid

[dek-uh-noh-ik, dek-]
noun Chemistry.

Origin:
decane + -o- + -ic

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decanoic acid (ˌdɛkəˈnəʊɪk)
 
n
Also called: capric acid a white crystalline insoluble carboxylic acid with an unpleasant odour, used in perfumes and for making fruit flavours. Formula: C9H19COOH

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