bioethanol

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noun \ˌbi-(ˌ)ō-ˈe-thə-ˌnȯl, -ˌnōl, Britain also, -ˈē-\

Definition of bioethanol

  1. :  ethanol that is produced from agricultural products (such as sugar cane or corn) and that is used as a fuel supplement The two most common biofuels are bioethanol, which is a substitute for gasoline, and biodiesel, which speaks for itself. — Fred Pearce

First Known Use of bioethanol

1980


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