borneol

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borneol

(ˈbɔːnɪˌɒl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white solid terpene alcohol extracted from the Malaysian tree Dryobalanops aromatica, used in perfume and in the manufacture of organic esters. Formula: C10H17OH. Also called: bornyl alcohol
[C19: from Borne(o) + -ol1]

bor•ne•ol

(ˈbɔr niˌɔl, -ˌɒl)

n.
a solid terpene alcohol, C10H18O, used in synthesizing camphor and in perfumes.
[1875–80]
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29) Borneo camphor of the first quality was said to be especially esteemed in China because of its slow loss of water to evaporation, making it valuable during the process of embalming the dead.