butyraldehyde

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noun bu·tyr·al·de·hyde \ˌbyü-tə-ˈral-də-ˌhīd\

Definition of butyraldehyde

  1. :  either of two aldehydes C4H8O used especially in making synthetic resins

Origin and Etymology of butyraldehyde

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1885


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