Mesityl oxide
Mesityl Mes"i*tyl, n. (Chem.) A hypothetical radical formerly supposed to exist in mesityl oxide. [1913 Webster]

{Mesityl oxide} (Chem.), a volatile liquid having the odor of peppermint, obtained by certain dehydrating agents from acetone; -- formerly called also {dumasin}. [1913 Webster]


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