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furfural

furfural

noun fur·fu·ral \ˈfər-f(y)ə-ˌral\

Definition of FURFURAL

:  a liquid aldehyde C5H4O2 of penetrating odor that is usually made from plant materials and used especially in making furan or phenolic resins and as a solvent

Origin of FURFURAL

Latin furfur bran + International Scientific Vocabulary 3-al
First Known Use: 1879

furfural

noun fur·fu·ral \ˈfər-f(y)ə-ˌral\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FURFURAL

:  a liquid aldehyde C5H4O2 of penetrating odor that is usually made from plant materials and used especially in making furan or phenolic resins and as a solvent

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