Meaning of crotonaldehyde

cro•ton•al•de•hyde

Pronunciation: (krōt"n-al'du-hīd"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a whitish liquid with pungent and suffocating odor, CHO, soluble in water, used as a solvent, in tear gas, and in organic synthesis. Also called
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