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  1. decanal(Noun)

    the simple aliphatic aldehyde, CH(CH)CHO, related to capric acid

  2. Origin: From décanal

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  1. Decanal(adj)

    pertaining to a dean or deanery

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. dcanal. See Dean.]

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  1. Decanal

    Decanal is an organic compound with the chemical formula C9H19CHO. It is the simplest ten-carbon aldehyde. Decanal occurs naturally and is used in fragrances and flavoring. Decanal occurs in nature and is an important component in citrus along with octanal, citral, and sinensal. Decanal is also an important component of buckwheat odour. Decanal can be prepared by oxidation of the related alcohol decanol.


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