Definition of Vanillin

1. Noun. A crystalline compound found in vanilla beans and some balsam resins; used in perfumes and flavorings.

Substance meronyms: Vanilla Bean
Generic synonyms: Chemical Compound, Compound



Definition of Vanillin

1. n. 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.

2. n. 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.

Definition of Vanillin

1. Noun. The name of a chemical compound, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde, which is the primary constituent of vanilla. ¹

2. Noun. Synthetic compound used as a substitute for the extract of the vanilla bean. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vanillin

1. a chemical compound used in flavoring [n -S]

Medical Definition of Vanillin

1. A white crystalline aldehyde having a burning taste and characteristic odour of vanilla. It is extracted from vanilla pods, and is also obtained by the decomposition of coniferin, and by the oxidation of eugenol. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vanillin

vanilla bean
vanilla beans
vanilla extract
vanilla ice cream
vanilla orchid
vanilla pudding
vanilla slice
vanillas
vanillate
vanillate 1-hydroxylase
vanillate O-demethylase
vanillates
vanillic
vanillic acid
vanillin (current term)
vanillin dehydrogenase
vanillins
vanillism
vanilloes
vanilloid
vanilloyl
vanillyl
vanillyl-alcohol oxidase
vanillylmandelic acid
vanillylmandelic acid test
vanilmandelic acid
vaniloquence
vaniloquent
vanish

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