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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