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Meaning of farnesol

far•ne•sol

Pronunciation: (fär'nu-sôl", -sol"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless, unsaturated, liquid alcohol, CHO, having a slight floral odor, extracted from the flowers of the acacia, cassia oil, or the like: used in perfumery.
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