eugenol

noun eu·ge·nol \ ˈyü-jə-ˌnȯl , -ˌnōl \

Definition of eugenol

:a colorless aromatic liquid phenol C10H12O2 found especially in clove oil and used commercially in flavors and perfumes and in dentistry as an analgesic

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Origin and Etymology of eugenol

International Scientific Vocabulary eugen-, from New Latin Eugenia, genus of tropical trees


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eugenol

noun eu·ge·nol \ ˈyü-jə-ˌnȯl , -ˌnōl \

medical Definition of eugenol

:a colorless aromatic liquid phenol C10H12O2 found especially in clove oil and used in dentistry as an analgesic

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