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ethyl caproate

noun Chemistry.
  1. 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/.

Origin of ethyl caproate

Also called ethyl hexoate.
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