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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Origin and Etymology of veratraldehyde

veratr- + aldehyde


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