phenethyl-alcohol

phenethyl alcohol

[fen-eth-uhl]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless, viscous, slightly water-soluble liquid, C 8 H 1 0 O, having a faint roselike odor: used chiefly in perfumery.


Origin:
phen- + ethyl

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