diglycerol

noun di·glycerol \"+\
variants: or

diglycerin

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Definition of diglycerol

  1. :  a viscous hygroscopic liquid polyhydroxy ether O(CH2CHOHCH2OH)2 made by dehydration of glycerol and used especially in making rosin esters for varnishes

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Origin and Etymology of diglycerol

di- + glycerol or glycerin


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