Banana Oil Definition

A liquid mixture of amyl acetate and usually nitrocellulose, having a bananalike odor and used as a solvent or flavoring agent.
American Heritage
Amyl acetate, CH3CO2C5H11, a colorless liquid with a bananalike odor, used in flavorings, in making lacquers, etc.
Webster's New World
Insincere flattery; nonsensical exaggeration.
American Heritage
Insincere talk.
Webster's New World

(dated) Nonsense.


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