guaiol

noun guai·ol \ˈg(w)īˌȯl, -ˌōl\

Definition of guaiol

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline sesquiterpenoid alcohol C15H25OH found especially in the oil of guaiacum wood

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Origin and Etymology of guaiol

International Scientific Vocabulary guai- (from New Latin Guaiacum) + -ol


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