[ji-rey-nee-uh l] /dʒɪˈreɪ ni əl/
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[si-truh l] /ˈsɪ trəl/
a pale yellow, water-insoluble, liquid aldehyde, C 10 H 16 O, having a strong lemonlike odor, consisting in natural form of two isomers (citral a or geranial and citral b or neral) usually obtained from the oils of lemon and orange or synthetically: used chiefly in perfumery, flavoring, and the synthesis of vitamin A.
the cis- isomer of citral
a yellow volatile liquid with a lemon-like odour, found in oils of lemon grass, orange, and lemon and used in perfumery: a terpene aldehyde consisting of the cis- isomer (citral-a or geranial) and the trans- isomer (citral-b or neral). Formula: (CH3)2C:CH(CH2)2C(CH3):CHCHO
[juh-rey-nee-awl, -ol] /dʒəˈreɪ niˌɔl, -ˌɒl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless or pale-yellow terpene alcohol, C 10 H 18 O, with a geraniumlike odor, found in rose oil, soluble in alcohol and ether, insoluble in water: used in perfumes and flavors. /dʒɪˈreɪnɪˌɒl; dʒɪˈrɑː-/ noun 1. a colourless or pale yellow terpine alcohol with an odour of […]
[ji-rey-nee-uh m] /dʒɪˈreɪ ni əm/ noun 1. any of numerous plants of the genus Geranium, which comprises the crane’s-bills. 2. the , G. maculatum, of eastern North America, having loose clusters of lavender flowers. 3. Also called stork’s-bill. any of various plants of the allied genus Pelargonium, native to southern Africa, having showy flowers or […]
noun 1. the plant family Geraniaceae, typified by herbaceous plants or small shrubs having lobed leaves, showy flowers, and slender, beak-shaped fruit, and including the crane’s-bills, stork’s-bills, and cultivated geraniums of the genus Pelargonium.
[gee-rahr] /ˈgi rɑr/ noun 1. an ancient city in Palestine, near the Mediterranean: now an archaeological site in Israel. a region; lodging-place, a very ancient town and district in the south border of Palestine, which was ruled over by a king named Abimelech (Gen. 10:19; 20:1, 2). Abraham sojourned here, and perhaps Isaac was born […]