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Meaning of safrole

saf•role

Pronunciation: (saf'rōl), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless or faintly yellow liquid, CHO, obtained from sassafras oil or the like: used chiefly in perfumery, for flavoring, and in the manufacture of soaps.
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