estragole

noun es·tra·gole \ˈestrəˌgōl\
variants: less commonly

esdragol

\ˈezdrəˌgȯl, -gōl\

Definition of estragole

plural

-s

  1. :  a liquid ether C3H5C6H4OCH3 that has an odor like aniseed, occurs in tarragon oil, turpentine, and other essential oils, and is used in perfumes and flavoring materials; para-allyl-anisole —called also methyl chavicol

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Origin and Etymology of estragole

estragole International Scientific Vocabulary estragon + -ole; esdragol from German, from esdragon, estragon (from French estragon) + -ol -ole


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