Meaning of benzylidene acetone

benzyl'idene ac'etone

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— Chem. Chem.
  1. a colorless, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, CHO, having a vanillalike odor, used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfume. Also called
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