Spiroylous
Spiroylic Spi*royl"ic, Spiroylous Spi*royl"ous, a. [NL. Spir? meadowsweet (a source of salicylal) + -yl + -ic, -ous.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a substance now called salicylal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • spiroylous acid — Salicylal Sal i*cyl al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • HOC6H4CHO — Salicylal Sal i*cyl al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salicylal — Sal i*cyl al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salicylic aldehyde — Salicylal Sal i*cyl al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salicylol — Salicylal Sal i*cyl al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salicylous acid — Salicylal Sal i*cyl al, n. [Salicylic + aldehide.] (Chem.) A thin, fragrant, colorless oil, {HO.C6H4.CHO}, found in the flowers of meadow sweet ({Spir[ae]a}), and also obtained by oxidation of salicin, saligenin, etc. It reddens on exposure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spiroylic — Spi*royl ic, Spiroylous Spi*royl ous, a. [NL. Spir? meadowsweet (a source of salicylal) + yl + ic, ous.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, a substance now called salicylal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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