nerol

noun
ne·​rol | \ ˈner-ˌȯl How to pronounce nerol (audio) , ˈnir- How to pronounce nerol (audio) \

Definition of nerol

: a liquid alcohol C10H18O that has a rose scent and is used in perfumery

First Known Use of nerol

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nerol

International Scientific Vocabulary ner- (from neroli oil) + -ol entry 1

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“Nerol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nerol. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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