plural -s
: a crystalline sesquiterpenoid alcohol C15H25OH found in eucalyptus oils and used in perfumery as a fixative

Word History


eudesm- (from New Latin Eudesmia —synonym of Eucalyptus —, from eu- + desm- + -ia) + -ol

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“Eudesmol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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