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a colorless, thick, oily liquid, C 10 H 14 O, having a mintlike odor: used chiefly as a disinfectant, as a fungicide, and as a scent in the manufacture of perfume.
Historical Examples

carvacrol is an oily liquid, with a strong taste and unpleasant odor.
Mrs. Hale’s Receipts for the Million Sarah Josepha Hale


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