noun sho·ga·ol \ˈshōgəˌȯl, -ˌōl\

Definition of shogaol



  1. :  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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