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ethyl oenanthate

[ih-nan-theyt] /ɪˈnæn θeɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless to yellowish, oily, water-insoluble liquid, C 9 H 18 O 2 , having a fruitlike odor, found naturally in the alcohols of cognac and other wines: synthesized for use chiefly as artificial flavoring in various alcoholic beverages.
Origin
oenanth(ic) + -ate2
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