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heliotropin

[hee-lee-uh-troh-pin, hee-lee-o-truh-pin] /ˌhi li əˈtroʊ pɪn, ˌhi liˈɒ trə pɪn/
noun
1.
Origin of heliotropin
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; heliotrope + -in2
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  • heliotropin, which possesses the characteristic odour of heliotrope, is prepared artificially from safrol.

  • It has a strong characteristic odour, and occurs, associated with traces of benzoic acid and heliotropin, in the vanilla bean.

British Dictionary definitions for heliotropin

heliotropin

/ˌhiːlɪˈɒtrəpɪn/
noun
1.
another term for piperonal
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