diglycerol

noun
di·​glycerol
variants: or diglycerin \ "+ \

Definition of diglycerol

: 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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History and Etymology for diglycerol

di- + glycerol or glycerin

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“Diglycerol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diglycerol. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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