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Definition: oil of wine
, a. [Gr. ? the first shoot of the
vine, the vine blossom, the vine; o'i`nh the vine + ? bloom,
'a`nqos flower.] (Chem.)
Having, or imparting, the odor characteristic of the bouquet
of wine; specifically used, formerly, to designate an acid
(oenanthic acid) whose ethereal salts were supposed to
occasion the peculiar bouquet, or aroma, of old wine. Cf.
, [OE]nanthic acid
(Chem.), an acid
) obtained from [oe]nanthic ether by the
action of alkalies; called also n-heptanoic acid
, enanthic acid
, enanthylic acid
and oenanthylic acid
. It has the odor of sour
sweat. It has the CAS registry number 111-14-8.
, an ethereal substance (not to be
confused with the bouquet, or aroma, of wine) found in
wine lees, and consisting of a complex mixture of the
ethereal salts of several of the higher acids of the
acetic acid series. It has an ethereal odor, and it used
in flavoring artificial wines and liquors. Called also
oil of wine
. See Essential oil
, under Essential
[1913 Webster +PJC]