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A colorless fragrant liquid, C10H18O, obtained from citronella and certain other essential oils or produced synthetically and used in making perfumes, flavorings, and insect repellants.


(Elements & Compounds) a colourless slightly water-soluble liquid with a lemon-like odour, a terpene aldehyde found esp in citronella and certain eucalyptus oils: used as a flavouring and in soaps and perfumes. Formula: (CH3)2C:CH(CH2)2CH(CH3)CH2CHO. Also called: rhodinal


(ˌsɪ trəˈnɛl æl, -əl)

a colorless liquid mixture of aldehydes, C10H18O, used chiefly in flavorings and in perfumery.
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citronellal, which is often used in candles or insect repellent lotions.
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