International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin capr-, caper goat; from its odor — more at capriole
1830, in the meaning defined above
“Capric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capric%20acid. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.
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