caprylic

adjective

ca·​pryl·​ic
kə-ˈpri-lik,
(ˈ)ka-¦pri-
1
: relating to caprylic acid
2
[capri- + -yl + -ic] of an odor : suggesting an animal body in rank pungency

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary capryl + -ic

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“Caprylic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caprylic. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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