geraniol

noun ge·ra·ni·ol \ jə-ˈrā-nē-ˌȯl , -ˌōl \

Definition of geraniol

: a fragrant liquid unsaturated alcohol C10H18O used chiefly in perfumes and soap

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Origin and Etymology of geraniol

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin Geranium


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geraniol

noun ge·ra·ni·ol \ jə-ˈrān-ē-ˌȯl , -ˌōl \

medical Definition of geraniol

: a fragrant liquid unsaturated alcohol C10H18O that occurs both free and combined in many essential oils (as citronella oil) and is used chiefly in perfumes and in soap

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