Definitions for "Benzoin"
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.
A white crystalline substance, C14H12O2, obtained from benzoic aldehyde and some other sources.
Is extracted from the resin from the Styrax Bensoin tree, Benzoin oil has a sweet, warm vanilla-like aroma used as a natural preservative and has a benefical effect on the skin.
The spicebush (Lindera benzoin).
used in some classifications for the American spicebush and certain other plants often included in the genus Lindera
Keywords:  mimosa