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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History and Etymology for cumaldehyde

cum- + aldehyde

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“Cumaldehyde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cumaldehyde. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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