Definition of octanoyl in English:

octanoyl

noun

Chemistry
  • The acyl radical —C(O)(CH ₂) ₆ CH ₃ (also called caprylyl). Usually attributive.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Science. From octane + -oyl.

Pronunciation

octanoyl

/ˌɒktəˈnəʊɪl/ /ˌɒktəˈnəʊʌɪl/