geraniol

[juh-rey-nee-awl, -ol]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless or pale-yellow terpene alcohol, C 10 H 18 O, with a geraniumlike odor, found in rose oil, soluble in alcohol and ether, insoluble in water: used in perfumes and flavors.

Origin:
< German Geraniol (1871); see geranium, -ol1

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geraniol (dʒɪˈreɪnɪˌɒl, dʒɪˈrɑː-)
 
n
a colourless or pale yellow terpine alcohol with an odour of roses, found in many essential oils: used in perfumery. Formula: C10H18O
 
[C19: from gerani(um + alcoh)ol]

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