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- n. The compound 5-hydroxy-4-octanone, having a buttery, nutty aroma, that is used in perfumery and flavouring
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Octanol–4–1–5, C3H7COCHOHC3H7. It is an oil which can be distilled with slight decomposition under a low pressure.
butyro- + -in (Wiktionary)