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1systematic and preferred name for the anion, CH3–[CH2]6–COO, derived from octanoic acid (formerly known as caprylic acid).

2 any mixture of octanoic acid and its anion.

3 any salt or ester of octanoic acid.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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