Cuminol

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cuminol A liquid, C3H7.C6H4.CHO, obtained from oil of caraway; -- called also cuminic aldehyde.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cuminol A colorless oil (C10H12O), cumin (or cumyl) aldehyde, obtained from the seeds of cumin. It has an agreeable odor and a burning taste, is lighter than water, and boils at a temperature of 430° F.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cuminic, + L. ole,um