geraniol


ge·ra·ni·ol

noun \jə-ˈrā-nē-ˌl, -ˌōl\

Definition of GERANIOL

:  a fragrant liquid unsaturated alcohol C10H18O used chiefly in perfumes and soap

Origin of GERANIOL

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin Geranium
First Known Use: 1871

ge·ra·ni·ol

noun \jə-ˈrān-ē-ˌl, -ˌōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GERANIOL

: a fragrant liquid unsaturated alcohol C10H18O that occurs both free and combined in many essential oils (as citronella oil) and is used chiefly in perfumes and in soap

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