Benzoin

Definition of Benzoin

Ben`zoin´   Pronunciation: bĕn`zoin´
n.1.A resinous substance, dry and brittle, obtained from the Styrax benzoin, a tree of Sumatra, Java, etc., having a fragrant odor, and slightly aromatic taste. It is used in the preparation of benzoic acid, in medicine, and as a perfume.
2.A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources.
3.(Bot.) The spicebush (Lindera benzoin).
Flowers of benzoin
benzoic acid. See under Benzoic.

Related Words

asa dulcis, benjamin, gum benjamin, gum benzoin, gum resin
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