citronellol

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noun cit·ro·nel·lol \-ˈne-ˌlȯl, -ˌlōl\

Definition of citronellol

  1. :  an unsaturated liquid alcohol C10H20O with a roselike odor that is found in two optically active forms in many essential oils (such as rose oil) and is used in perfumery and soaps

Origin and Etymology of citronellol

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin citronella


First Known Use: 1872


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citronellol

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noun cit·ro·nel·lol \-ˈnel-ˌȯl, -ˌōl\

Medical Definition of citronellol

  1. :  an unsaturated liquid alcohol C10H20O with a roselike odor that is found in two optically active forms in many essential oils (as rose oil) and is used in perfumery and soaps


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