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benzyl benzoate

noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
  1. 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.
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Origin of benzyl benzoate

First recorded in 1915–20
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