betulinol

noun
bet·​u·​lin·​ol | \ ˈbe-chə-lə-ˌnȯl, -ˌnōl\
plural -s

Definition of betulinol

: a crystalline triterpenoid alcohol C30H48(OH)2 occurring especially as the white pigment of the outer bark of the European birch (Betula alba)

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History and Etymology for betulinol

betulin + -ol

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