nonanoic acid(redirected from Nonanoate)
See pelargonic acid.
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless oily fatty acid with a rancid odour: used in making pharmaceuticals, lacquers, and plastics. Formula: CH3(CH2)7COOH. Also called: pelargonic acid
[C19: from nonane a paraffin, ninth in the methane series, from Latin nōnus ninth + -ane]