ethyl caproate

[ kap-roh-eyt ]
/ ˈkæp roʊˌeɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless to yellow liquid, soluble in alcohol or ether, C8H16O2, used chiefly in artificial fruit essences and organic synthesis.

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Also eth·yl cap·ro·nate [kap-roh-neyt]. /ˈkæp roʊˌneɪt/.
Also called ethyl hexoate.

Origin of ethyl caproate

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