ethyl enanthate

or eth·yl oe·nan·thate

[ ih-nan-theyt ]
/ ɪˈnæn θeɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless to yellowish, oily, water-insoluble liquid, C9H18O2, having a fruitlike odor, found naturally in the alcohols of cognac and other wines: synthesized for use chiefly as artificial flavoring in various alcoholic beverages.

Origin of ethyl enanthate

Latinoenanthē “wild grape, bloom of a wild grape,” from Greek oinánthē “flower of a grape,” from oínē “(grape) vine” + ánthē “(full) bloom, blossom” + -ate2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019