eugenol[yo̵̅o̅′jə nôl′, -nōl′]
a colorless, aromatic liquid phenol, CHO, found in oil of cloves and used in perfumes, as an antiseptic in dentistry, etc.
Origin of eugenol; from Modern Latin Eugenia, a genus of tropical trees + -ol
A colorless or pale yellow fragrant liquid, C10H12O2, found especially in clove oil and used as a dental analgesic and in perfumery and flavorings.
Origin of eugenolNew Latin Eugenia, genus of the clove plant (after Eugene, Prince of Savoy (1663–1736), Austrian general) + –ol(e).