Terpinol

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Terpinol (Chem) Any oil substance having a hyacinthine odor, obtained by the action of acids on terpin, and regarded as a related hydrate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n terpinol A trade-same of a mixture of terpineol and three terpins. It is an oily liquid used medicinally as a bronchial stimulant and also as an antiseptic and deodorizer.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Terpin, + L. ol,eum oil