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Meaning of vanillin by Wiktionary Dictionary

vanillin


    Noun

    vanillin ( plural: vanillins )

    1. The name of a chemical compound, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde, which is the primary constituent of vanilla .
    2. Synthetic compound used as a substitute for the extract of the vanilla bean .


Explanation of vanillin by Wordnet Dictionary

vanillin


    Noun
    1. a crystalline compound found in vanilla beans and some balsam resins



    Definition of vanillin by GCIDE Dictionary

    vanillin


    1. Vanillin n. ( Chem. ) A white crystalline aldehyde having a burning taste and characteristic odor of vanilla. It is extracted from vanilla pods, and is also obtained by the decomposition of coniferin, and by the oxidation of eugenol.