[fur-fyer-uh l, -fer-]
- (erroneously) furfural.
Also fur·fu·role [fur-fyuh-rohl, -fuh-] /ˈfɜr fyəˌroʊl, -fə-/.
Origin of furfurol
First recorded in 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for furfurol
Furfurol in minute quantities can be detected by the red colour it forms with a solution of aniline acetate.