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. Called also {salicylol}, {salicylic aldehyde}, and formerly {salicylous acid} or {spiroylous acid}. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • 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

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