from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An oily substance (C6H15.CHO) obtained by the distillation of castor oil, recognized as the aldehyde of œnanthylic acid, and hence called also œnanthaldehyde.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless, limpid, aromatic liquid (C7H14O) produced in the distillation of castor-oil.


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