hydrol

noun hy·drol \ ˈhīˌdrȯl , -rōl \

Definition of hydrol

plural -s
1 a :the simple water molecule H2O
b :a polymer (H2O)n of this molecule
2 :a secondary alcohol (as benzhydrol) especially of the aromatic series
3 or less commonly hydrol syrup
[probably irregular from hydr-]
:a light brown syrupy mother liquor from the manufacture of dextrose used in the fermentation industries

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Origin and Etymology of hydrol

hydr- + -ol


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