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neral

[ neer-al ]
/ ˈnɪər æl /
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noun
citral b.See under citral.
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Origin of neral

First recorded in 1935–40; ner(ol) + -al3
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British Dictionary definitions for neral

neral
/ (ˈnɪəræl) /

noun
chem the trans- isomer of citral

Word Origin for neral

C20: from nerol (an alcohol from neroli oil) + -al ³
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