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  • n. Any of several preparations, primarily of terpineol, used medicinally

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white crystalline substance regarded as a hydrate of oil of turpentine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Either of two compounds, designated respectively as cis- and trans-. They are space isomers, the latter being the more important. It is prepared from transcineol-hydrobromide, and crystallizes in highly lustrous short prisms or plates melting at 156–158° C. and boiling at 263–265° C. Also called terpin hydrate.


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