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Definition of "chavicol" []

  • The naturally-occurring allylphenol (noun)

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Use "chavicol" in a sentence
  • "A related sweet aromatic is estragole methyl chavicol, which is most prominent in sweet basil and tarragon."
  • "I've used a methyl-chavicol type basil, which is heavier and spicier, with that licorice aftertaste to it."
  • "The chief constituents of the oil are anethol, methyl chavicol, d-pinene, l-phellandrene, and in older oils, the oxidation products of anethol, _viz. _ anisic aldehyde and anisic acid."