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English Dictionary: thymol by the DICT Development Group
2 results for thymol
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a colorless crystalline solid used in perfume or preserving biological specimens or in embalming or medically as a fungicide or antiseptic
    Synonym(s): thymol, thyme camphor, thymic acid
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Thymol \Thym"ol\, n. [Thyme + -ol.] (Chem.)
      A phenol derivative of cymene, {C10H13.OH}, isomeric with
      carvacrol, found in oil of thyme, and extracted as a white
      crystalline substance of a pleasant aromatic odor and strong
      antiseptic properties; -- called also {hydroxy cymene}.
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