ethyl butyrate

noun

Definition of ethyl butyrate

: a colorless liquid ester C3H7COOC2H5 with a pineapple odor found in fruits and also synthesized and used in artificial rum, pineapple oil, and perfumes

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“Ethyl butyrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethyl%20butyrate. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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