Meaning of ethyl caproate

eth'yl cap'ro•ate

Pronunciation: (kap'rō-āt"), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a colorless to yellow liquid, soluble in alcohol or ether, CHO, used chiefly in artificial fruit essences and organic synthesis.
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