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methylphenylcarbinyl acetate

[meth-uh l-fen-l-kahr-buh-nil, -feen-l-, meth-] /ˈmɛθ əlˌfɛn lˈkɑr bə nɪl, -ˌfin l-, ˌmɛθ-/
noun, Chemistry
a colorless, synthetic liquid, C 1 0 H 1 2 O 2 , having a strong floral odor and occurring in oil of gardenia: used chiefly in gardenia and lily perfumes.
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