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phenylethyl alcohol


phenylethyl alcohol

noun phe·nyl·eth·yl alcohol \ˈfen-əl-ˈeth-əl-, ˈfēn-\

Definition of PHENYLETHYL ALCOHOL

:  a fragrant liquid alcohol C8H10O that is found in rose oil and neroli oil but is usually made synthetically and that is used in flavorings and perfumes and as an antibacterial agent in ophthalmic solutions with limited effectiveness—called also phenethyl alcohol
February 28, 2015
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