Definition of propionaldehyde in English:

propionaldehyde

noun

Chemistry
  • A colourless, acrid, liquid aldehyde, obtained by dehydration of glycerol.

Origin

Late 19th century. From propion- + aldehyde, after German Propionaldehyd.

Pronunciation

propionaldehyde

/ˌprəʊpɪəˈnaldɪhʌɪd/