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benzoin

ben·zo·in

benzoin

 
pronunciation:
ben zo ihn [or] ben zoIn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an aromatic resin containing benzoic acid and used in perfumes and cosmetics, cough medicines, and antiseptics.
definition 2: any of several aromatic shrubs and trees, such as the spicebush.
definition 3: a white or yellowish crystalline powder used in organic synthesis and in making antiseptics.