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ethyl caproate

[kap-roh-eyt] /ˈkæp roʊˌeɪt/
noun, Chemistry.
a colorless to yellow liquid, soluble in alcohol or ether, C 8 H 16 O 2 , used chiefly in artificial fruit essences and organic synthesis.
Also, ethyl capronate
[kap-roh-neyt] /ˈkæp roʊˌneɪt/ (Show IPA)
Also called ethyl hexoate.
Origin of ethyl caproate
capro(ic) + -ate2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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