lau·ryl alcohol noun \ˈlȯr-əl-, ˈlär-\
: a solid alcohol C12H26O
First Known Use of LAURYL ALCOHOL
lau·ryl alcohol noun \ˌlȯr-əl-, ˌlär-\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a compound C12H26O; also : a liquid mixture of this and other alcohols used especially in making detergents (as sodium lauryl sulfate)
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