citral

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noun cit·ral \ˈsi-ˌtral\

Definition of citral

  1. :  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 and Etymology of citral

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1891


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citral

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noun cit·ral \ˈsi-ˌtral\

Medical Definition of citral

  1. :  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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