maltol

noun
malt·ol | \ˈmȯlˌtōl, -tȯl\
plural -s

Definition of maltol 

: a crystalline compound C6H6O3 derived from gamma-pyrone, found especially in pine needles, larch bark, and chicory, and formed when streptomycin is hydrolyzed and when barley and other grains are roasted

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International Scientific Vocabulary malt entry 1 + -ol

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