Meaning of manool in English:

manool

Pronunciation /maˈnəʊɒl/

noun

(also manoöl)
Chemistry
  • A bicyclic diterpenoid alcohol, C₂₀ H₃₄ O, which occurs in the oil of manoao wood and is used as a base for perfumes.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From German Manool from mano- (in Maori manoao) + German -ol.