cin·​e·​ole ˈsi-nē-ˌōl How to pronounce cineole (audio)

Examples of cineole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The menthol in peppermint acts as a natural cough suppressant, while ravintsara and laurel leaf both contain cineole, which can reduce cough frequency. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, 20 Oct. 2017

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Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary, by transposition from New Latin oleum cinae wormseed oil

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cineole was in 1885

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Cite this Entry

“Cineole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


cin·​e·​ole ˈsin-ē-ˌōl How to pronounce cineole (audio)
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