jasmone

noun
jas·​mone | \ ˈjazˌmōn, -asˌm- \
plural -s

Definition of jasmone

: a liquid ketone C11H16O that is derived from cyclopentene, has an odor like that of jasmine, is found especially in jasmine oil, and is used in perfumery

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History and Etymology for jasmone

International Scientific Vocabulary jasmine + -one

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“Jasmone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jasmone. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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