eudesmol

noun
eu·​des·​mol | \ yüˈdezˌmȯl, -mōl \
plural -s

Definition of eudesmol

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

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History and Etymology for eudesmol

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

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“Eudesmol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eudesmol. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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