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Etymology of the English word citral

the English word citral
derived from the English word citrus
derived from the Latin word citrus (African citrus tree; citron; lemon tree)
using the English suffix -al
derived from the Latin suffix -alis
using the English suffix -al


The earliest known usage of citral in English dates from the 19th century.


Word found in Modern English

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