anise camphor
Anethol An"e*thol, n. [L. anethum (see {Anise}) + -ol.] (Chem.) A substance obtained from the volatile oils of anise, fennel, etc., in the form of soft shining scales; -- called also {anise camphor}. --Watts. [1913 Webster]

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