Meaning of nonylic in English:

nonylic

Pronunciation /nɒˈnɪlɪk/ /nəʊˈnɪlɪk/

adjective

Chemistry
  • Of a compound or molecule: containing a nonyl radical. "nonylic acid" noun = nonanoic acid .

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From nonyl + -ic.