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Definition of Benzoin

Benzoin
Benzoin Ben*zoin" (b[e^]n*zoin"), n. [Cf. F. benjoin, Sp. benjui, Pg. beijoin; all fr. Ar. lub[=a]n-j[=a]w[=i] incense form Sumatra (named Java in Arabic), the first syllable being lost. Cf. Benjamin.] Note: [Called also benjamin.] 1. 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. 2. A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources. 3. (Bot.) The spicebush (Lindera benzoin). Flowers of benzoin, benzoic acid. See under Benzoic.

Meaning of Benzoin from wikipedia

- Benzoin may refer to: Benzoin (organic compound), an organic compound with the formula PhCH(OH)C(O)Ph Benzoin (resin), a balsamic resin obtained from...
- Lindera benzoin (commonly called ****ebush, common ****ebush, northern ****ebush, wild all****e, or Benjamin bush) is a shrub in the laurel family, native...
- medicine (see tincture of benzoin). It is distinct from the chemical compound benzoin, which is ultimately derived from benzoin resin; the resin, however...
- Tincture of benzoin is a pungent solution of benzoin resin in ethanol. A similar preparation called Friar's Balsam or Compound Benzoin Tincture contains...
- The benzoin condensation is a reaction (often called a condensation reaction, for historical reasons) between two aldehydes, particularly benzaldehyde...
- are the resins of S. tonkinensis (Siam benzoin), S. benzoin (Sumatra benzoin), and S. benzoides. The name benzoin is probably derived from Arabic lubān...
- (R)-benzoin and (S)-benzoin. Benzoin is not a constituent of benzoin resin obtained from the benzoin tree (Styrax) or tincture of benzoin. The main component...
- Styrax benzoin is a species of tree native to Sumatra in Indonesia. Common names for the tree include gum benjamin tree, loban (in Arabic), kemenyan (in...
- solid and a simple aromatic carboxylic acid. The name is derived from gum benzoin, which was for a long time its only known source. Benzoic acid occurs naturally...
- type of tree which produces benzoin or has similar properties. It may refer to the following species: Ficus benjamina Lindera benzoin Styrax benzoin...
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