terpinyl acetate


Definition of terpinyl acetate

: a fragrant liquid ester CH3COOC10H17 found in several essential oils, made synthetically (as by reaction of alpha-terpineol or alpha-pinene with acetic anhydride), and used in perfumes and soaps

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“Terpinyl acetate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terpinyl%20acetate. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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