linalyl acetate

[ lin-uh-lil, -leel ]

  1. a colorless, water-insoluble liquid, C12H20O2, having a pleasant odor: used chiefly in perfumes, cosmetics, toilet water, and soap.

Origin of linalyl acetate

First recorded in 1895–1900; linal(ool) + -yl

Words Nearby linalyl acetate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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