veratraldehyde

noun

ver·​a·​tral·​de·​hyde
ˌverə‧ˈtraldəˌhīd
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

Word History

Etymology

veratr- + aldehyde

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“Veratraldehyde.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veratraldehyde. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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