al·​kyl·​ol | \ ˈalkəˌlȯl, -ōl \
plural -s

Definition of alkylol

: a hydroxy derivative of an alkyl radical : hydroxy-alkyl

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First Known Use of alkylol

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alkylol

alkyl + -ol

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“Alkylol.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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