pelargonaldehyde

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

Definition of pelargonaldehyde

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of pelargonaldehyde

International Scientific Vocabulary pelargonic + aldehyde


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