Santalol meaning

săntə-lôl, -lōl, -lŏl
A colorless liquid, C15 H24 O, occurring in two isomeric forms, obtained from sandalwoods of the genus Santalum and used in perfumes and cosmetics and as a flavoring.
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Origin of santalol

  • New Latin Santalum sandalwood genus (from Medieval Latin santalum sandalwood sandal2) –ol(e)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition