eucalyptol

noun eu·ca·lyp·tol \ ˌyü-kə-ˈlip-ˌtȯl , -ˌtōl \
variants: or less commonly eucalyptole

Definition of eucalyptol

: a liquid C10H18O with an odor of camphor that occurs in many essential oils (as of eucalyptus) and is used especially as an expectorant and flavoring agent called also cineole

First Known Use of eucalyptol

1879

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eucalyptol

noun eu·ca·lyp·tol
variants: also eucalyptole play \ˌyü-kə-ˈlip-ˌtōl, -ˌtȯl\

medical Definition of eucalyptol

: a liquid C10H18O with an odor of camphor that occurs in many essential oils (as of eucalyptus) and is used especially as an expectorant and flavoring called also cajeputol, cineole

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