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borneol

noun bor·ne·ol \ˈbr-nē-ˌl, -ˌōl\

Definition of BORNEOL

:  a crystalline cyclic alcohol C10H17OH that occurs in two enantiomeric forms, is found in essential oils, and is used especially in perfumery

Origin of BORNEOL

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Borneo, island of Indonesia
First Known Use: 1876

borneol

noun bor·ne·ol \ˈbr-nē-ˌl, -ˌōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BORNEOL

:  a crystalline cyclic alcohol C10H17OH that occurs in two enantiomeric forms, is found in essential oils, and is used especially in perfumery

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