pi·​per·​o·​nal pī-ˈper-ə-ˌnal How to pronounce piperonal (audio)
: a crystalline aldehyde C8H6O3 with an odor of heliotrope

Word History


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

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of piperonal was in 1869

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Cite this Entry

“Piperonal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piperonal. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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