Definitions

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  • n. A naturally-occurring sesquiterpene found in the essential oils of many plants and flowers (including neroli), used in flavouring and perfumery.

Etymologies

neroli +‎ -ol (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the perfumery and sesquiterpene domain the total syntheses of nerolidol and farnesol were carried through.

    Leopold Ruzicka - Biography

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