carvacrol

noun
car·va·crol | \ˈkär-və-ˌkrȯl, -ˌkrōl\

Definition of carvacrol 

: a liquid phenol C10H14O found in essential oils of various mints (such as thyme) and used especially as a fungicide and disinfectant

First Known Use of carvacrol

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carvacrol

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin carvi (specific epithet of Carum carvi caraway) + Latin acr-, acer sharp — more at caraway, edge

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carvacrol

noun
car·va·crol | \ˈkär-və-ˌkrȯl, -ˌkrōl \

Medical Definition of carvacrol 

: a liquid phenol C10H14O found in essential oils of various mints (as thyme) and used as a fungicide and disinfectant

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