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furfurol

[fur-fyer-uh l, -fer-]
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noun
  1. (erroneously) furfural.
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Also fur·fu·role [fur-fyuh-rohl, -fuh-] /ˈfɜr fyəˌroʊl, -fə-/.

Origin of furfurol

First recorded in 1835–45
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  • Furfurol in minute quantities can be detected by the red colour it forms with a solution of aniline acetate.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3

    Various