furfuraldehyde

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furfuraldehyde

(ˌfɜːfjəˈrældəˌhaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless flammable soluble mobile liquid with a penetrating odour, present in oat and rice hulls; 2-furaldehyde: used as a solvent and in the manufacture of resins. Formula: C5H4O2. Also called: furfural, furfur or fural
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Noun1.furfuraldehyde - a liquid aldehyde with a penetrating odor; made from plant hulls and corncobs; used in making furan and as a solvent
aldehyde - any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids
plant product - a product made from plant material