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Definition of Benzoin
BenzoinBenzoin 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
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
(organic compound), an organic compound
with the formula
(resin), a balsamic resin obtained
). It is distinct
from the chemical compound benzoin
is ultimately derived
resin; the resin, however...
is a pungent solution
of benzoin resin
in ethanol. A similar preparation called
or Compound Benzoin Tincture
- The benzoin condensation
is a condensation reaction between
two aldehydes. The reaction generally occurs between aromatic aldehydes
or glyoxals. The reaction...
- Lindera benzoin
****ebush, wild all****e, or Benjamin
bush) is a shrub
in the laurel
- (R)-benzoin and (S)-benzoin
is not a constituent
of benzoin resin obtained
from the benzoin
tree (Styrax) or tincture
. The main component...
- are the resins
of S. tonkinensis
), S. benzoin
), and S. benzoides. The name benzoin
is probably derived
- Styrax benzoin
is a species
of tree native
in Indonesia. Common names
for the tree include
(in Arabic), kemenyan
and a simple aromatic carboxylic
acid. The name is derived
from gum benzoin
was for a long time its only known
- a 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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