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benzyl alcohol

noun, Chemistry.
a colorless, faintly aromatic, slightly water-soluble liquid, C 7 H 8 O, used chiefly as a solvent in the manufacture of perfumes and flavorings, and as an intermediate in the synthesis of benzyl esters and ethers.
Also called phenylcarbinol. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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