from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless compound, C6H5CHOH.CHOHC6H5, prepared by the reduction of benzaldehyde. It crystallizes in lustrous leaves or monoclinic plates, melts at 134° C., and boils above 300° C.
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