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lauric aldehyde

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, extremely alcohol-soluble liquid having a strong floral odor, C 12 H 24 O, used chiefly in perfumery.
Also, lauryl aldehyde.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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