decanoic acid

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dec·a·no·ic acid

 (dĕk′ə-nō′ĭk)
n.
A fatty acid, C10H20O2, having a rancid odor, obtained from animal fats and oils, and used in the manufacture of perfumes and fruit flavors. Also called capric acid.

decanoic acid

(ˌdɛkəˈnəʊɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline insoluble carboxylic acid with an unpleasant odour, used in perfumes and for making fruit flavours. Formula: C9H19COOH. Also called: capric acid
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Noun1.decanoic acid - a fatty acid found in animal oils and fats; has an unpleasant smell resembling goats
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
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