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nerol

[neer-awl, -ol, ner-] /ˈnɪər ɔl, -ɒl, ˈnɛr-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, liquid, unsaturated alcohol, C 1 0 H 1 8 O, an isomeric form of geraniol occurring in neroli oil, used in perfumery.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; ner(oli oil) + -ol1
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