oenanthic
OEnanthylic [OE]`nan*thyl"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, [oe]nanthyl; specifically, designating an acid formerly supposed to be identical with the acid in [oe]nanthic ether, but now known to be identical with heptanoic acid.

Note: {Oenanthylic} and {oenanthic} are now considered as syonyms (1999). [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • oenanthic — oe·nan·thic …   English syllables

  • oenanthic — oenanˈthic adjective (Gr anthos flower) having or imparting the characteristic odour of wine • • • Main Entry: ↑oen …   Useful english dictionary

  • OEnanthic acid — OEnanthic [OE]*nan thic, a. [Gr. ? the first shoot of the vine, the vine blossom, the vine; o i nh the vine + ? bloom, a nqos flower.] (Chem.) Having, or imparting, the odor characteristic of the bouquet of wine; specifically used, formerly, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oenanthic acid — OEnanthic [OE]*nan thic, a. [Gr. ? the first shoot of the vine, the vine blossom, the vine; o i nh the vine + ? bloom, a nqos flower.] (Chem.) Having, or imparting, the odor characteristic of the bouquet of wine; specifically used, formerly, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • OEnanthic ether — OEnanthic [OE]*nan thic, a. [Gr. ? the first shoot of the vine, the vine blossom, the vine; o i nh the vine + ? bloom, a nqos flower.] (Chem.) Having, or imparting, the odor characteristic of the bouquet of wine; specifically used, formerly, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oenanthic acid — enanto rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CH₂)₆COOH atitikmenys: angl. enanthic acid; oenanthic acid rus. энантовая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – heptano rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • oenanthic ester — noun also oenanthic ether 1. : an oily liquid that is obtained in the distillation of wine and that is held to be responsible for the flavor characteristic of wines in general and to consist of a mixture of esters 2. : the ethyl ester of enanthic …   Useful english dictionary

  • oenanthic acid — I. (ˈ)ē|nan(t)thik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary oenanth (from Latin oenanthe wild grape) + ic more at enanthic acid : an acid or mixture of acids obtained by hydrolysis of an oena …   Useful english dictionary

  • oenanthic ether — noun see oenanthic ester …   Useful english dictionary

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