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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Origin and Etymology of cumaldehyde

cum- + aldehyde


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