farnesol(redirected from farnesene alcohol)
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(Chemistry) a colourless aromatic sesquiterpene alcohol found in many essential oils and used in the form of its derivatives in perfumery; 3,7,11-trimethyl-2,6,10-dodecatrienol. Formula: C15H26O
[C20: from New Latin (Acacia) farnesiāna; named after Odoardo Farnese, C17 Italian cardinal]