butanol

noun
bu·​ta·​nol | \ ˈbyü-tə-ˌnȯl How to pronounce butanol (audio) , -ˌnōl \

Definition of butanol

: either of two flammable isomeric alcohols C4H9OH derived from straight-chain butane

First Known Use of butanol

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Butanol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butanol. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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butanol

noun
bu·​ta·​nol | \ ˈbyüt-ᵊn-ˌȯl, -ˌōl How to pronounce butanol (audio) \

Medical Definition of butanol

: either of two butyl alcohols C4H10O derived from normal butane

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