Definition of rhodinol in English:

rhodinol

noun

Chemistry
  • A fragrant liquid isolated from rose oil and other plant oils, and used in perfumery and cosmetics. In later use also: specifically one of the isomeric components of this liquid.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal Pharmacy. From German Rhodinol from ancient Greek ῥόδινος of or from roses (from ῥόδον rose + -ινος) + German -ol.

Pronunciation

rhodinol

/ˈrəʊdɪnɒl/