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1-ol

noun suffix

Definition of -OL

:  chemical compound (as an alcohol or phenol) containing hydroxyl <glycerol> <cresol>
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Origin of -OL

International Scientific Vocabulary, from alcohol

2-ol

Definition of -OL

see -ole

3-ol

noun combining form

Definition of -OL

:  hydrocarbon chemically related to benzene <xylol>

Origin of -OL

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin oleum oil — more at oil

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