octoate

noun
oc·​to·​ate | \ ˈäktəˌwāt \
plural -s

Definition of octoate

: a salt or ester of an octoic acid: such as
a : caprylate

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History and Etymology for octoate

octoic (in octoic acid) + -ate

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“Octoate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/octoate. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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