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lauric aldehyde

or lauryl aldehyde

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noun Chemistry.
  1. a colorless, extremely alcohol-soluble liquid having a strong floral odor, C12H24O, used chiefly in perfumery.
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Origin of lauric aldehyde

First recorded in 1875–80
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