vanillin(redirected from Vanillaldehyde)
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A white or yellowish crystalline compound, C8H8O3, found in vanilla beans and certain balsams and resins or produced synthetically and used in perfumes, flavorings, and pharmaceuticals.
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline aldehyde found in vanilla and many natural balsams and resins; 3-methoxy-4-hydroxybenzaldehyde. It is a by-product of paper manufacture and is used as a flavouring and in perfumes and pharmaceuticals. Formula: (CH3O)(OH)C6H3CHO
va•nil•lin(vəˈnɪl ɪn, ˈvæn l-)
a white, crystalline solid, C8H8O3, obtained from the vanilla bean or prepared synthetically, used chiefly as a flavoring agent and in perfumery.
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|Noun||1.||vanillin - a crystalline compound found in vanilla beans and some balsam resins; used in perfumes and flavorings|
vanilla bean - long bean-like fruit; seeds are used as flavoring