Definition of shogaol
: a liquid unsaturated phenolic ketone C17H24O3 that constitutes one of the pungent principles of ginger and is synthesized by condensation of zingerone and hexanal
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Origin and Etymology of shogaol
International Scientific Vocabulary shoga- (from Japanese shōga ginger) + -ol
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