anisyl alcohol

noun
an·i·syl alcohol | \ˈanəˌsil-\

Definition of anisyl alcohol 

: a colorless liquid alcohol CH3OC6H4CH2OH having an odor like hawthorn and used in perfumery; para-methoxy-benzyl alcohol

called also anise alcohol

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First Known Use of anisyl alcohol

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

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International Scientific Vocabulary anis- entry 2 + -yl

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