a white, translucent, lumpy, very slightly water-soluble, solid terpene alcohol, C 10 H 18 O, occurring in various isomeric forms, having a burning, mintlike taste, obtained from the trunk of a tree, Dryobalanops aromatica, or by the reduction of camphor: used in the form of its esters in the manufacture of synthetic camphor and in perfumery.
a white solid terpene alcohol extracted from the Malaysian tree Dryobalanops aromatica, used in perfume and in the manufacture of organic esters. Formula: C10H17OH Also called bornyl alcohol
noun an epidemic virus infection characterized by pain round the base of the chest
bornholm disease virus
a common mineral and important ore of copper, copper iron sulfide, Cu 5 FeS 4 , occurring in masses, of brownish color when first exposed to the air; peacock ore. Historical Examples An Elementary Study of Chemistry William McPherson noun a mineral consisting of a sulphide of copper and iron that tarnishes to purple or […]
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