propionaldehyde

[proh-pee-on-al-duh-hahyd]
noun Chemistry.
  1. a colorless, water-soluble liquid, C3H6O, having a pungent odor: used chiefly in the manufacture of plastics.

Origin of propionaldehyde

Also called propyl aldehyde.
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