Meaning of ethyl butyrate

eth'yl bu'tyrate

Pronunciation: (by'tan-ō-āt", by-tan'). [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a colorless, volatile, nontoxic liquid having the odor of pineapple, CHO, used chiefly in flavoring extracts, and in the manufacture of perfumes and sprays. Also called
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