OEnanthylous
OEnanthylous [OE]*nan"thyl*ous, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid formerly supposed to be the acid of [oe]nanthylic ether, but now known to be a mixture of higher acids, especially {capric} acid. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • capric — OEnanthylous [OE]*nan thyl*ous, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid formerly supposed to be the acid of [oe]nanthylic ether, but now known to be a mixture of higher acids, especially {capric} acid. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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