cumaldehyde

noun
cu·​mal·​de·​hyde | \kyüˈmaldəˌhīd\

Definition of cumaldehyde 

: an aromatic oily aldehyde (CH3)2CHC6H4CHO found in cumin oil and other essential oils and used in perfumes and flavors; para-isopropyl-benzaldehyde

called also cuminaldehyde

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cum- + aldehyde

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