borneol

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See also: bornéol

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Etymology[edit]

From Borneo +‎ -ol.[1]

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borneol (countable and uncountable, plural borneols)

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  1. (organic chemistry) A bicyclic organic compound and a terpene, easily oxidized to the ketone yielding camphor.

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  1. ^ Alexander Senning (2019), “The naming of terpenes”, in The Etymology of Chemical Names: Tradition and Convenience vs. Rationality in Chemical Nomenclature, De Gruyter.