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fur•fur•al



Pronunciation: (fûr'fyu-ral", -fu-), [key]
n.
a colorless, oily liquid, C5H4O2, having an aromatic odor, obtained from bran, sugar, wood, corncobs, or the like, by distillation: used chiefly in the manufacture of plastics and as a solvent in the refining of lubricating oils. Also called fur•fur•al•de•hyde Pronunciation: (fûr"fyu-ral'du-hīd", -fu-), [key] pyromucic aldehyde.

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