benzyl acetate

noun

Definition of benzyl acetate

: a colorless fragrant liquid ester CH3COOCH2C6H5 occurring in jasmine oil and other essential oils, made synthetically, and used chiefly in perfumery

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“Benzyl acetate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benzyl%20acetate. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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