ethyl caproate

ethyl caproate

ethyl caproate [kap-roh-eyt] Word Origin noun Chemistry.

  1. a colorless to yellow liquid, soluble in alcohol or ether, C8H16O2, used chiefly in artificial fruit essences and organic synthesis.

Also eth·yl cap·ro·nate [kap-roh-neyt] /ˈkæp roʊˌneɪt/. Origin of ethyl caproate capro(ic acid) + -ate2 Also called ethyl hexoate.

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