Meaning of linalyl acetate

lin'a•lyl ac'etate

Pronunciation: (lin'u-lil, -lēl"), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a colorless, water-insoluble liquid, CHO, having a pleasant odor: used chiefly in perfumes, cosmetics, toilet water, and soap.
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