anethole

noun

an·​e·​thole ˈan-ə-ˌthōl How to pronounce anethole (audio)
: an ether C10H12O obtained especially from the oils of anise and fennel in the form of soft shining scales and used in flavoring and in cosmetics

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“Anethole.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anethole. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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