Definition of Nerol

1. Noun. (organic compound) A monoterpene alcohol ''(Z)-3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-ol'' found in many essential oils ¹



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Definition of Nerol

1. a fragrant alcohol [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nerol

nerine
nerines
nerita
nerite
nerites
neritic
neritic zone
neritid
neritid gastropod
neritina
nerk
nerka
nerkas
nerks
nero
nerol (current term)
neroli
neroli oil
nerolidol
nerolis
nerols
neropteral
nerts
nertz
nerval
nervate
nervation
nervations
nervature
nervatures

Literary usage of Nerol

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1. Recent Advances in Organic Chemistry by Alfred Walter Stewart (1920)
"Geraniol, nerol, and Linalool. If we reduce citral with sodium amalgam in an alcoholic solution weakly acidified with acetic acid, a mixture of two isomeric ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1910)
"since nerol is a valuable constituent of " synthetic rose oil," the oil of ... nerol has a rose-like odor, and has been found, in small quantities only, ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1905)
"nerol—Characters.—H. von Soden and W. Treff state that pure nerol, from geraniol, has a purer rose odor than the other alcohols obtained from neroli or ..."

4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1903)
"nerol is a new terpenic alcohol resembling geraniol, and forming part of various essences. To isolate it, the essence is saponified in the cold with ..."

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