citral

noun cit·ral \ 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

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citral

noun cit·ral \ ˈsi-ˌtral \

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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