benzyl benzoate

noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.

a colorless, faintly aromatic liquid, C14H12O2, used chiefly as a fixative and solvent in the manufacture of flavorings and perfume and in medicine in the treatment of certain skin conditions.

Origin of benzyl benzoate

First recorded in 1915–20 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019