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decanoic acid

[dek-uh-noh-ik, dek-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. capric acid.

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British Dictionary definitions for decanoic acid

decanoic acid

noun
  1. a white crystalline insoluble carboxylic acid with an unpleasant odour, used in perfumes and for making fruit flavours. Formula: C 9 H 19 COOHAlso called: capric acid
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