hexanoic-acid

hexanoic acid

[hek-suh-noh-ik, hek-suh-]
noun

Origin:
1925–30; hexane + -o- + -ic

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hexanoic acid (ˌhɛksəˈnəʊɪk)
 
n
an insoluble oily carboxylic acid found in coconut and palm oils and in milk. Formula: C5H11COOH
 
[C20: from hexane + -oic]

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