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eugenol

Saltos de línea: eu|gen¦ol
Pronunciación: /ˈjuːdʒɪnɒl
 
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Definición de eugenol en inglés:

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[mass noun] Chemistry
A colourless or pale yellow liquid compound present in oil of cloves and other essential oils and used in perfumery.
Example sentences
  • The taste is acid but sweet, with an unusual aromatic quality partly due to eugenol, an essential oil found also in cloves.
  • The aromatic chemical in clove called eugenol anesthetizes pain and kills bacteria.
  • Linalool is responsible for the light floral character; eugenol, the clove; and methyl chavicol, the anise.

Origen

late 19th century: from eugenia (genus name of the tree from which oil of cloves is obtained, named in honour of Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663–1736)) + -ol.

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