ethyl butyrate


noun Chemistry.

a colorless, volatile, nontoxic liquid having the odor of pineapple, C6H12O2, used chiefly in flavoring extracts, and in the manufacture of perfumes and sprays.

Nearby words

  1. ethrog,
  2. ethyl,
  3. ethyl acetate,
  4. ethyl alcohol,
  5. ethyl aminobenzoate,
  6. ethyl caproate,
  7. ethyl carbamate,
  8. ethyl cellulose,
  9. ethyl chloride,
  10. ethyl enanthate

Also called eth·yl bu·tan·o·ate [byoo-tan-oh-eyt, byoo-tan] /ˈbyu tæn oʊˌeɪt, byuˈtæn/.

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