anisyl-alcohol

anisyl alcohol

noun Chemistry.
a colorless liquid, the para form of C 8 H 10 O 2 , having a hawthornlike odor, used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfume.
Also, anisic alcohol.


Origin:
1860–65

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