- related to, derived from, or resembling, nonane. Cf. pelargonic.
- Noting an acid, a colorless compound associated with acetic acid show, C8H17COOH, made by the hydrolysis of octyl cyanide. It melts at 12.5° C., comes at 253–254° C., and it is most likely identical with pelargonic acid prepared from oil of rue.
Variant for "nonoic"
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