/saf"rohl/, n. Chem.
a colorless or faintly yellow liquid, C10H10O2, obtained from sassafras oil or the like: used chiefly in perfumery, for flavoring, and in the manufacture of soaps.
Also, safrol /saf"rawl, -rohl/.
[1865-70; (SAS)SAFR(AS) + -OLE]

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