nerolidol

noun

ne·​rol·​i·​dol
neˈrȯləˌdȯl,
-räl-,
-dōl
plural -s
: a liquid acyclic sesquiterpenoid tertiary alcohol C15H25OH that has a floral odor, that is isomeric with farnesol, and that occurs in many essential oils (as neroli oil and the oil from Peru balsam)

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary nerol + -ide + -ol

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“Nerolidol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nerolidol. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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