furfural

noun fur·fu·ral \ ˈfər-f(y)ə-ˌral \

Definition of furfural

: a liquid aldehyde C5H4O2 of penetrating odor that is usually made from plant materials and used especially in making furan or phenolic resins and as a solvent

Origin and Etymology of furfural

Latin furfur bran + International Scientific Vocabulary 3-al


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furfural

noun fur·fu·ral \ ˈfər-f(y)ə-ˌral \

medical Definition of furfural

: a liquid aldehyde C5H4O2 of penetrating odor that is usually made from plant materials and used especially in making furan or phenolic resins and as a solvent

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