geraniol[jə rā′nē ôl′, -ōl′]
geraniol definition by Webster's New World
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a terpene alcohol, CHO, found in many essential oils and having an odor resembling roses: used in perfumery
Origin: ; from Modern Latin Geranium (see geranium) plush -ol: so named because derived, derivative from geranium leaves
geraniol definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A fragrant, pale yellow liquid alcohol, C9H17COH, derived chiefly from the oils of geranium and citronella and used in cosmetics and flavorings.
Origin: gerani(um) + -ol1.