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- n. A colourless or greenish oil extracted from cajuput.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A colorless or greenish oil extracted from cajuput.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The chief constituent of cajeput-oil, obtained by cohobation.
C10H16 group, which in current practice at that time came under a multitude of names ranging from terpene to camphene, citrene, carvene, cinene, cajuputene, eucalyptine, hesperidine, etc.
It consists mainly of cineol (see TERPENES), from which cajuputene having a hyacinthine odour can be obtained by distillation with phosphorus pentoxide.