[OE]`nan*thyl"ic\, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, [oe]nanthyl; specifically, designating an acid formerly supposed to be identical with the acid in [oe]nanthic ether, but now known to be identical with heptoic acid.
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