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Meaning of geraniol

ge•ra•ni•ol

Pronunciation: ( ju-rā'nē-ôl", -ol"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless or pale-yellow terpene alcohol, CHO, with a geraniumlike odor, found in rose oil, soluble in alcohol and ether, insoluble in water: used in perfumes and flavors.
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