piperonal

noun
pi·​per·​o·​nal | \ pī-ˈper-ə-ˌnal How to pronounce piperonal (audio) \

Definition of piperonal

: a crystalline aldehyde C8H6O3 with an odor of heliotrope

First Known Use of piperonal

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for piperonal

International Scientific Vocabulary piperine + -one + -al entry 3

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“Piperonal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piperonal. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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