pelargonaldehyde

noun
pel·​ar·​gon·​aldehyde | \ ¦peˌlärˌgän+ \

Definition of pelargonaldehyde

: a liquid aliphatic aldehyde CH3(CH2)7CHO that occurs in many essential oils (as of orrisroot, cinnamon, or lemongrass) and is used in perfumes and flavors; nonanal

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History and Etymology for pelargonaldehyde

International Scientific Vocabulary pelargonic + aldehyde

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“Pelargonaldehyde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pelargonaldehyde. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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