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salicylaldehyde

[ sal-uh-sil-al-duh-hahyd ]
/ 藢s忙l 蓹 s瑟l藞忙l d蓹藢ha瑟d /
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noun Chemistry.
an oily, slightly water-soluble liquid, C7H6O2, having an almondlike odor: used chiefly in perfumery and in the synthesis of coumarin.
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Origin of salicylaldehyde

1865鈥70; salicyl (see salicylic) + aldehyde
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