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hexanoic acid

[hek-suh-noh-ik, hek-suh-] /ˈhɛk səˈnoʊ ɪk, ˌhɛk sə-/
noun
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; hexane + -o- + -ic
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hexanoic acid

/ˌhɛksəˈnəʊɪk/
noun
1.
an insoluble oily carboxylic acid found in coconut and palm oils and in milk. Formula: C5H11COOH
Word Origin
C20: from hexane + -oic
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