[ si-truh-nel-awl, -ol ]
/ ˌsɪ trəˈnɛl ɔl, -ɒl /
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a clear, colorless liquid mixture of isomeric alcohols having the formula C10H20O, usually obtained from an essential oil, as citronella oil, and having a roselike odor: used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfume.
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