citral


cit·ral

noun \ˈsi-ˌtral\

Definition of CITRAL

:  an unsaturated liquid isomeric aldehyde C10H16O of many essential oils that has a strong lemon odor and is used especially in perfumery and as a flavoring

Origin of CITRAL

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1891

cit·ral

noun \ˈsi-ˌtral\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CITRAL

: an unsaturated liquid isomeric aldehyde C10H16O of many essential oils that has a strong lemon odor and is used especially in perfumery and as a flavoring

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