Definition of baeckeol
: a pale yellow crystalline phenolic ketone C13H18O4 found in oils from various plants of various species of the myrtle family (especially Baeckea crenulata)
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Origin and Etymology of baeckeol
New Latin Baeckea (genus name of Baeckea crenulata, a species of myrtle that produces it) + English -ol
First Known Use: 1939See Words from the same year
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