benzyl cyanide

noun

Definition of benzyl cyanide

: an oily aromatic compound C6H5CH2CN found in some essential oils (as of garden peppergrass) and also made synthetically; phenyl-acetonitrile

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“Benzyl cyanide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benzyl%20cyanide. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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