octoic acid

noun oc·to·ic acid \äkˈtōik-\

Definition of octoic acid

  1. :  any of the monocarboxylic acids C7H15COOH derived from the octanes: such as a :  caprylic acid b :  ethylhexoic acid

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Origin and Etymology of octoic acid

octoic from octane + -oic

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