can·​a·​dol | \ ˈkanəˌdȯl, -ōl \
plural -s

Definition of canadol

: a light ligroin

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History and Etymology for canadol

German kanadol, from Kanada Canada + German -ol (from Latin oleum oil); from its having been obtained by fractional distillation of Canadian petroleum

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“Canadol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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