noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
Origin of eugenol
Examples from the Web for eugenol
Chavibetol, an isomer of eugenol, occurs in the ethereal oil obtained from Piper betle.
Eugenol, or eugenic acid, C10H12O2, is the chief constituent.
In Germany commercial vanilla is now largely prepared from eugenol, a constituent of oil of cloves.
Oeillet is a combination possessed of a sweet carnation-like odour and having as a basis, eugenol or isoeugenol.
The principal constituent of the oil is eugenol, together with caryophyllene and acet-eugenol.