meth'yl•phen•yl•car'bi•nyl ac'etate

Pronunciation: (meth'ul-fen"l-kär'bu-nil, -fēn"l-, meth"-), [key] Chem.
a colorless, synthetic liquid, C10H12O2, having a strong floral odor and occurring in oil of gardenia: used chiefly in gardenia and lily perfumes. Also called methylbenzyl acetate, phenylmethylcarbinyl acetate, styralyl acetate.

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methyl phenolmethyl phenyl ether


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