from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of three isomeric alcohols, C10H17OH, occurring naturally in the essential oils of certain plants and used as solvents in perfumes, soaps, and medicine.
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- n. Any of several isomeric monoterpenoid alcohols found in the essential oil of pine and other trees
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A levorotatory, viscid liquid, C10H18O, prepared by the dehydration of terpin hydrate. It solidifies at —50° C, melts at 33° C., and boils at 218° C.
- n. The term formerly used to designate a mixture of isomeric alcohols, C10H17OH.
terp(ene) + -ine2 + -ol1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)