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cap'ric ac'id



Pronunciation: (kap'rik), [key]
a white crystalline organic acid with an unpleasant odor, C10H20O2, found as a glyceride in goat fat: the esters are used in perfumes and flavors. Also called decanoic acid, decoic acid, decylic acid.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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