[yoo-kuh-lip-tawl, -tohl]

noun Chemistry.

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

Origin of eucalyptol

First recorded in 1875–80; eucalypt(us) + -ol2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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eucalyptole (ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəʊl)


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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eucalyptol in Medicine


[yōō′kə-lĭptôl′, -tōl′]


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