anisyl alcohol

[ an-i-sil ]
/ ˈæn ɪ sɪl /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless liquid, the para form of C8H10O2, having a hawthornlike odor, used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfume.

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Origin of anisyl alcohol

First recorded in 1860–65
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