cajeputol

or caj·u·put·ol

[ kaj-uh-puh-tawl, -tol ]
/ ˈkædʒ ə pəˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl /

noun Chemistry.

Origin of cajeputol

Definition for cajuputol (2 of 2)

cineole

[ sin-ee-ohl ]
/ ˈsɪn iˌoʊl /

noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.

a colorless, oily, slightly water-soluble liquid terpene ether, C10H18O, having a camphorlike odor and a pungent, spicy, cooling taste, found in eucalyptus, cajeput, and other essential oils: used in flavoring, perfumery, and medicine chiefly as an expectorant.
Also cin·e·ol [sin-ee-awl, -ol] /ˈsɪn iˌɔl, -ˌɒl/.

Origin of cineole

alteration of New Latin oleum cinae, equivalent to oleum oil + genitive singular of cina wormseed
Also called cajeputol, cajuputol, eucalyptol.
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