octanal etymology

English word octanal comes from English octane, English -al

Detailed word origin of octanal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
octane English (eng) (chemistry) Any of the eighteen isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons (C8H18) found in petroleum, especially an iso-octane 2,2,4 trimethyl-pentane; they are used as fuels and solvents.
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
octanal English (eng) (organic compound) The saturated aliphatic aldehyde having eight carbon atoms.

Words with the same origin as octanal

Descendants of octane
cyclooctyl dioctyl isooctyl octanoic octyl octyl gallate octylamine octylglucoside octylic perfluorooctyl tetraoctyl
Descendants of -al
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