nitro musk

noun

Definition of nitro musk

: any of several synthetic chemicals (such as musk ambrette, musk ketone, musk xylene) that have a fragrant musky scent, are nitro derivatives of substituted benzenes, and are used in perfumes and various consumer goods (such as soaps, detergents, and lotions)

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“Nitro musk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitro%20musk. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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