rhodinol

noun rho·di·nol \ˈrōdənˌȯl, -ˌōl\

Definition of rhodinol

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a liquid obtained usually from geranium oil or rose oil, consisting essentially of citronellol and geraniol, and used in perfumes especially of the rose type

  2. 2 :  levorotatory citronellol

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Origin and Etymology of rhodinol

International Scientific Vocabulary rhodin- (from Latin rhodinus made from roses, from Greek rhodinos, from rhodon rose) + -ol — more at rose


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