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- n. A substance with a hyacinth-like odour, obtained by decomposition of styracin; cinnamic styryl alcohol.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white crystalline substance having a sweet taste and a hyacinthlike odor, obtained by the decomposition of styracin; -- properly called cinnamic alcohol or styryl alcohol.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Cinnamyl alcohol (C9H10O), a crystalline solid with a fragrant odor, obtained by treating styracin with caustic potash. It is slightly soluble in water, and volatile at high temperatures.
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