/ (ˌfɜːfjəˈrældəˌhaɪd) /
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a colourless flammable soluble mobile liquid with a penetrating odour, present in oat and rice hulls; 2-furaldehyde: used as a solvent and in the manufacture of resins. Formula: C 5 H 4 O 2Also called: furfural
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That portion of the carbohydrates known as pentosans gives rise to furfuraldehyde, one of the important components of caffeol.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
After this period of time, further treating did not increase the amount of furfuraldehyde produced.