veratraldehyde

noun
ver·​a·​tral·​de·​hyde | \ ˌverə‧ˈtraldəˌhīd \

Definition of veratraldehyde

1 : a crystalline compound (CH3O)2C6H3CHO made usually by methylating vanillin; 3,4-dimethoxy-benzaldehyde
2 : a crystalline compound isomeric with veratraldehyde; 2,3-dimethoxy-benzaldehyde

called also ortho-veratraldehyde

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History and Etymology for veratraldehyde

veratr- + aldehyde

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“Veratraldehyde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veratraldehyde. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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