tolualdehyde

noun

tolu·​aldehyde
¦täl(ˌ)yü+
: any of four aldehydes C7H7CHO that give the corresponding toluic acids on oxidation compare phenylacetaldehyde

Word History

Etymology

tol- + aldehyde

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“Tolualdehyde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tolualdehyde. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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