Definition of Benzoin

Benzoin n. means: A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources.

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Benzoin n. means: A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources.

Meaning of Benzoin

Benzoin (n.) means: A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources.

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Benzoin (n.): 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.

Benzoin (n.): The spicebush (Lindera benzoin).

Styrax (n.): A genus of shrubs and trees, mostly American or Asiatic, abounding in resinous and aromatic substances. Styrax officinalis yields storax, and S. Benzoin yields benzoin.

Benjamin (n.): See Benzoin.

Benzoic (a.): Pertaining to, or obtained from, benzoin.

Benzoin (n.): A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources.

Pastille (n.): A small cone or mass made of paste of gum, benzoin, cinnamon, and other aromatics, -- used for fumigating or scenting the air of a room.

Spicewood (n.): An American shrub (Lindera Benzoin), the bark of which has a spicy taste and odor; -- called also Benjamin, wild allspice, and fever bush.

Benzile (n.): A yellowish crystalline substance, C6H5.CO.CO.C6H5, formed from benzoin by the action of oxidizing agents, and consisting of a doubled benzoyl radical.

Benzoinated (a.): Containing or impregnated with benzoin; as, benzoinated lard.

Allspice (n.): The berry of the pimento (Eugenia pimenta), a tree of the West Indies; a spice of a mildly pungent taste, and agreeably aromatic; Jamaica pepper; pimento. It has been supposed to combine the flavor of cinnamon, nutmegs, and cloves; and hence the name. The name is also given to other aromatic shrubs; as, the Carolina allspice (Calycanthus floridus); wild allspice (Lindera benzoin), called also spicebush, spicewood, and feverbush.

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Meaning of Benzoin

Benzoin means: 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.

Meaning of Benzoin

Benzoin means: The spicebush (Lindera benzoin).

Meaning of Styrax

Styrax means: A genus of shrubs and trees, mostly American or Asiatic, abounding in resinous and aromatic substances. Styrax officinalis yields storax, and S. Benzoin yields benzoin.

Meaning of Benjamin

Benjamin means: See Benzoin.

Meaning of Benzoic

Benzoic means: Pertaining to, or obtained from, benzoin.

Meaning of Benzoin

Benzoin means: A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources.

Meaning of Pastille

Pastille means: A small cone or mass made of paste of gum, benzoin, cinnamon, and other aromatics, -- used for fumigating or scenting the air of a room.

Meaning of Spicewood

Spicewood means: An American shrub (Lindera Benzoin), the bark of which has a spicy taste and odor; -- called also Benjamin, wild allspice, and fever bush.

Meaning of Benzile

Benzile means: A yellowish crystalline substance, C6H5.CO.CO.C6H5, formed from benzoin by the action of oxidizing agents, and consisting of a doubled benzoyl radical.

Meaning of Benzoinated

Benzoinated means: Containing or impregnated with benzoin; as, benzoinated lard.

Meaning of Allspice

Allspice means: The berry of the pimento (Eugenia pimenta), a tree of the West Indies; a spice of a mildly pungent taste, and agreeably aromatic; Jamaica pepper; pimento. It has been supposed to combine the flavor of cinnamon, nutmegs, and cloves; and hence the name. The name is also given to other aromatic shrubs; as, the Carolina allspice (Calycanthus floridus); wild allspice (Lindera benzoin), called also spicebush, spicewood, and feverbush.

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