plural -s
: a liquid alcohol C2H3OCH2OH obtained from glycerol by indirect dehydration; 2,3-epoxy-1-propanol

Word History


obsolete English glycide glycidol (from English glyc- + -ide) + English -ol

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“Glycidol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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