benzoin

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發音
benzoin
定義
名詞 
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.
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起源
from 16th century
名詞 
化學
An aromatic hydroxy ketone, 2-hydroxy-1,2-di(phenyl)ethanone, synthesized from benzaldehyde; any derivative of this compound.
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意思註釋
organic chemistry
起源
from 19th century
名詞 
The spicebush, Lindera benzoin.
詞源
起源
from 19th century
名詞 動詞 形容詞 副詞 其它
詞源
From Middle French benjoin, from Spanish benjuí, Portuguese beijoin, Italian benzoi, from Arabic لُبَان جَاوِيّ ‎(lubān jāwiyy, “Javanese frankincense”). The initial lu was probably lost because it was taken as the definite article in Romance. Compare oliban.
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