cineole

cineole
/sin"ee ohl'/, n. Chem., Pharm.
a colorless, oily, slightly water-soluble liquid terpene ether, C10H18O, having a camphorlike odor and a pungent, spicy, cooling taste, found in eucalyptus, cajeput, and other essential oils: used in flavoring, perfumery, and medicine chiefly as an expectorant.
Also, cineol /sin"ee awl', -ol'/. Also called cajeputol, cajuputol, eucalyptol.
[alter. of NL oleum cinae, equiv. to oleum oil + gen. sing. of cina wormseed]

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