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n.1.(Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance, having a geraniumlike odor, regarded as a complex derivative of acetone, and obtained from certain camphor compounds.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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