Salicylaldehyde



or salicylic aldehyde
[sal-uh-sil-al-duh-hahyd] /ˌsæl ə sɪlˈæl dəˌhaɪd/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
an oily, slightly water-soluble liquid, C 7 H 6 O 2 , having an almondlike odor: used chiefly in perfumery and in the synthesis of coumarin.

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