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decanoic acid

[ dek-uh-noh-ik, dek- ]
/ ˈdɛk əˈnoʊ ɪk, ˌdɛk- /
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decanoic acid
/ (ˌdɛkəˈnəʊɪk) /

noun

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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