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nerol

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noun ne·rol \ˈner-ˌȯl, ˈnir-\

Definition of nerol

  1. :  a liquid alcohol C10H18O that has a rose scent and is used in perfumery



Origin of nerol

International Scientific Vocabulary ner- (from neroli oil) + 1-ol


First Known Use: 1869


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