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[as modifier] Of or denoting an alkyl radical —Co₇H₁₅, derived from heptane.
- ‘He knows the optimal amount of trans-2-hexenal that will enhance a sweet's apple flavouring - and that, by reformulating the recipe with added heptyl acetate, he can turn apple into pear.’
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