terpineol(redirected from 4-terpineol)
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ter·pin·e·ol(tər-pĭn′ē-ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′)
Any of three isomeric alcohols, C10H17OH, occurring naturally in the essential oils of certain plants and used as solvents in perfumes, soaps, and medicine.
(Elements & Compounds) a terpene alcohol with an odour of lilac, present in several essential oils. A mixture of the isomers is used as a solvent and in flavourings and perfumes. Formula: C10H17OH
[C20: from terpene + -ine2 + -ol1]
ter•pin•e•ol(tɜrˈpɪn iˌɔl, -ˌɒl)
any of several unsaturated tertiary alcohols having the formula C10H18O: used chiefly in the manufacture of perfumes.