caprylic

[kuh-pril-ik, ka-]
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adjective

of or relating to an animal odor: the caprylic odor of a barn.

Nearby words

  1. caproate,
  2. caproic acid,
  3. caprolactam,
  4. caproyl,
  5. caprylate,
  6. caprylic acid,
  7. caps.,
  8. capsaicin,
  9. capsian,
  10. capsicum

Origin of caprylic

First recorded in 1835–45; capr(ic acid) + -yl + -ic

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