noun cap·ryl \ˈkaprə̇l\

Definition of capryl



  1. 1 :  the radical C9H19CO− of capric acid —called also decanoyl

  2. 2 :  the univalent radical CH3(CH2)5CH(CH3)− derived from 2-octanol; 1-methyl-heptyl

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Origin and Etymology of capryl

International Scientific Vocabulary capric + -yl

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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