polyalcohol


poly·al·co·hol

noun \ˌpä-lē-ˈal-kə-ˌhl\

Definition of POLYALCOHOL

:  an alcohol (as a diol) that contains more than one hydroxyl group

First Known Use of POLYALCOHOL

1900

poly·al·co·hol

noun \ˌpäl-ē-ˈal-kə-ˌhl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POLYALCOHOL

: an alcohol (as ethylene glycol) that contains more than one hydroxyl group

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