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Carvacrol Car"va*crol (k[aum]r"v[.a]*kr[=o]l), n. (Chem.) A thick oily liquid, {C10H13.OH}, of a strong taste and disagreeable odor, obtained from oil of caraway ({Carum carui}). [1913 Webster]

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