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carvacrol

carvacrol

noun car·va·crol \ˈkär-və-ˌkrl, -ˌkrōl\

Definition of CARVACROL

:  a liquid phenol C10H14O found in essential oils of various mints (as thyme) and used especially as a fungicide and disinfectant

Origin of CARVACROL

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin carvi (specific epithet of Carum carvi caraway) + Latin acr-, acer sharp — more at caraway, edge
First Known Use: 1854

carvacrol

noun car·va·crol \ˈkär-və-ˌkrl, -ˌkrōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CARVACROL

:  a liquid phenol C10H14O found in essential oils of various mints (as thyme) and used as a fungicide and disinfectant

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