Definition of myrtenol in English:

myrtenol

noun

Chemistry
  • A terpenoid alcohol, C₁₀H₁₆O, found in the essential oil of the European myrtle, Myrtus communis, and other plants.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From German Myrtenol from scientific Latin Myrtus, genus name (from classical Latin myrtus) + German -en + -ol.

Pronunciation

myrtenol

/ˈməːtɪnɒl/