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cit•ral



Pronunciation: (si'trul), [key]
n. Chem.
a pale yellow, water-insoluble, liquid aldehyde, C10H16O, 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.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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