A fragrant, pale yellow liquid alcohol, C10 H18 O, derived chiefly from the oils of geranium and citronella and used in cosmetics and flavorings.
A terpene alcohol, C10H18O, found in many essential oils and having an odor resembling that of roses: used in perfumery.
Other Word Forms
Origin of geraniol
- gerani(um) –ol
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition