Decanoic-acid definition

dĕkə-nōĭk
A fatty acid, C10 H20 O2 , having a rancid odor, obtained from animal fats and oils, and used in the manufacture of perfumes and fruit flavors.
noun
0
0
(organic chemistry) Capric acid.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of decanoic-acid

  • decan(e) –oic

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