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cin·e·ole

also cin·e·ol  (sĭn′ē-ōl′)
[Alteration of New Latin cinae oleum : cinae, genitive of cina, wormseed + Latin oleum, oil; see oleo-.]
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cin•e•ole

(ˈsɪn iˌoʊl)

also cin•e•ol

(-ˌɔl, -ˌɒl)

n.
a colorless liquid terpene ether, C10H18O, used in flavoring, perfumes, and medicine.
[1880–90; alter. of New Latin oleum cinae=oleum oil + cina wormseed]
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