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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A rich aromatic oil, C15H24, extracted from oil of red cedar.
  • n. Any of a class of similar substances, such as the essential oils of cloves, cubebs, juniper, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rich aromatic oil, C15H24, extracted from oil of red cedar, and regarded as a polymeric terpene; also any one of a class of similar substances, as the essential oils of cloves, cubebs, juniper, etc., of which cedrene proper is the type.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a volatile hydrocarbon (C15 H24) found in the oil of red cedar, Juniperus Virginiana.

Etymologies

cedar +‎ -ene? (Wiktionary)

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