carbinol

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noun car·bi·nol \ˈkär-bə-ˌnȯl, -ˌnōl\

Definition of carbinol

  1. :  methanol; also :  an alcohol derived from it

Origin and Etymology of carbinol

International Scientific Vocabulary, from obsolete German Karbin methyl, from German karb- carb-


First Known Use: circa 1885


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carbinol

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noun car·bi·nol \ˈkär-bə-ˌnȯl, -ˌnōl\

Medical Definition of carbinol

  1. :  methanol; also :  an alcohol derived from it


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