hexanal

noun hex·a·nal \ˈheksəˌnal\

Definition of hexanal

plural

-s

  1. :  a volatile liquid aldehyde CH3(CH2)4CHO of irritating odor obtained from several volatile oils (as eucalyptus oil and peppermint oil) —called also caproaldehyde

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Origin and Etymology of hexanal

hexane + -al


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