pentanoic etymology

English word pentanoic comes from English pentane, English -oic

Detailed word origin of pentanoic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pentane English (eng) (organic compound) An aliphatic hydrocarbon of chemical formula C5H12; either of the three isomers n-pentane, methyl-butane (isopentane), and di-methyl-propane (neopentane); volatile liquids under normal conditions.
-oic English (eng) (organic chemistry) used to form the names of carboxylic groups and acids.
pentanoic English (eng) Of or pertaining to pentanoic acid or its derivatives.

Words with the same origin as pentanoic

Descendants of pentane
cyclopentannulated cyclopentannulation cyclopentanone cyclopentyl neopentyl pentoic acid
Descendants of -oic
allenoic butanoic calcitroic docosadienoic docosanoic docosapentaenoic docosatetraenoic dodecanoic eicosanoic eicosapentaenoic eicosatetraenoic eicosatrienoic heneicosanoic heptanoic hexacosanoic hexadecatrienoic hexadecenoic hexanoic hexenoic kaurenoic methanoic octadecatetraenoic octadecenoic pentacosanoic tridecanoic