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eucalyptol

[ yoo-kuh-lip-tawl, -tohl ]
/ ˌyu kəˈlɪp tɔl, -toʊl /
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noun Chemistry.

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Also eu·ca·lyp·tole [yoo-kuh-lip-tohl]. /ˌyu kəˈlɪp toʊl/.

Origin of eucalyptol

First recorded in 1875–80; eucalypt(us) + -ol2
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British Dictionary definitions for eucalyptol

eucalyptol

eucalyptole (ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəʊl)

/ (ˌjuːkəˈlɪptɒl) /

noun

a colourless oily liquid with a camphor-like odour and a spicy taste; it is obtained from eucalyptus oil and used in perfumery and as a flavouring. Formula: C 10 H 18 OAlso called: cineol
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Medical definitions for eucalyptol

eucalyptol
[ yōō′kə-lĭptôl′, -tōl′ ]

n.

A colorless oily liquid derived from eucalyptus and used in pharmaceuticals.
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