Meaning of benzyl benzoate

ben'zyl ben'zoate

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— Chem., Pharm. Chem.,Pharm.
  1. a colorless, faintly aromatic liquid, CHO, used chiefly as a fixative and solvent in the manufacture of flavorings and perfume and in medicine in the treatment of certain skin conditions.
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