butyraldehyde

noun
bu·​tyr·​al·​de·​hyde | \ ˌbyü-tə-ˈral-də-ˌhīd How to pronounce butyraldehyde (audio) \

Definition of butyraldehyde

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

First Known Use of butyraldehyde

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Butyraldehyde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butyraldehyde. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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