cinnamic alcohol

noun Chemistry.

a white, water-insoluble, crystalline solid, C9H10O, having a hyacinthine odor, used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfumes.


Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese? Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020