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[ kăprə-lāt′ ]


A salt or ester of caprylic acid.

Nearby words

chiné, chioggia, chiono-, chionodoxa, chios, caprylate, chip and dip, chip and pin, chip basket, chip carving, chip graft
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Examples from the Web for caprylate

  • The caprylate of ethyl, erroneously termed caprylic ether, is a colourless liquid, with an agreeable odour of pine-apples.

    Cooley's Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades..., Sixth Edition, Volume I|Arnold Cooley