ethyl caproate

[ kap-roh-eyt ]

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

Origin of ethyl caproate

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

Words Nearby ethyl caproate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023