anisaldehyde

[ an-uh-sal-duh-hahyd ]
/ ˌæn əˈsæl dəˌhaɪd /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless, oily, aromatic liquid, the para form of C8H8O2, having a vanillalike odor: used chiefly in the manufacture of cosmetics and perfume, and as an intermediate in organic synthesis.

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Also called anisic aldehyde.

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