laurinol definition

  • noun:
    • Ordinary camphor; -- so called in allusion towards family members name Lauraceae for the camphor woods.
    • Ordinary camphor; -- so-called in allusion towards the family members title (Laurace√¶) of the camphor woods. See camphor.
    • A colorless, odorless, indifferent substance, C22H30O3, obtained from lumber for the bay-tree, Laurus nobilis. It crystallizes in prisms. Also called laurel-camphor.

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