nerolidol

noun ne·rol·i·dol \neˈrȯləˌdȯl, -räl-, -dōl\

Definition of nerolidol

plural

-s

  1. :  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)

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Origin and Etymology of nerolidol

International Scientific Vocabulary nerol + -ide + -ol


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