eucalyptol

eucalyptol

[yoo-kuh-lip-tawl, -tohl]
noun Chemistry.
Also, eucalyptole [yoo-kuh-lip-tohl] .


Origin:
1875–80; eucalypt(us) + -ol2

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eucalyptol or eucalyptole (ˌjuːkəˈlɪptɒl, ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəʊl)
 
n
Also called: cineol a colourless oily liquid with a camphor-like odour and a spicy taste; it is obtained from eucalyptus oil and used in perfumery and as a flavouring. Formula: C10H18O
 
eucalyptole or eucalyptole
 
n

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eucalyptol eu·ca·lyp·tol (yōō'kə-lĭp'tôl', -tōl') or eu·ca·lyp·tole (-tōl')
n.
A colorless oily liquid derived from eucalyptus and used in pharmaceuticals.

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