Caprylic Acid Definition

kə-prĭlĭk, kă-
A fatty acid, (CH3)(CH2)6COOH, with a rancid taste: used in the synthesis of dyes, drugs, perfumes, etc.
Webster's New World

Origin of Caprylic Acid

  • capr(ic acid) –yl –ic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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