noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin citronella Date: 1893 a lemon-odored aldehyde C10H18O that is derived especially from citronella oil and is used in perfumery and as an insect repellent

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  • citronellal — Principal volatile ingredient of lemon grass and citronella oil. Used in soap perfumes and as an insect repellent. * * * cit·ro·nel·lal nel .al n an aldehyde C10H18O with a lemony odor that is obtained esp. from citronella oil and that is used in …   Medical dictionary

  • citronellal — cit·ro·nel·lal …   English syllables

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