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carvacrol

Pronunciation: kar′vā-krol

Definition: An isomer of thymol that occurs in several volatile oils (marjoram, origanum, savory, thyme), with properties and activity that closely resemble those of thymol; has antiseptic properties, but used in perfume.

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