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linalyl acetate

[ lin-uh-lil, -leel ]
/ ˈlɪn ə lɪl, -ˌlil /

noun Chemistry.

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

Nearby words

linac, linacre, linacre, thomas, linage, linalool, linalyl acetate, linares, linaria, linarite, linch, linchpin

Origin of linalyl acetate

First recorded in 1895–1900; linal(ool) + -yl Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019