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methyl salicylate

n :  a liquid ester C8H8O3 that is obtained from the leaves of a wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) or the bark of a birch (Betula lenta), but is usu. made synthetically, and that is used as a flavoring and as a counterirritant - see BIRCH OIL OIL OF WINTERGREEN  .
 
 

 
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