Definition of propionaldehyde in English:

propionaldehyde

Pronunciation /ˌprəʊpɪəˈnaldɪhʌɪd/

noun

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

    Formula: CH₃CH₂CHO.

Origin

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