Definition of isooctyl alcohol
: an octyl alcohol of branched-chain structure or a mixture of such alcohols; especially : a mixture of isomeric primary alcohols C7H15CH2OH obtained by reaction of heptylenes with carbon monoxide and hydrogen and used especially in synthesis (as of plasticizers) —not used scientifically
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Origin and Etymology of isooctyl alcohol
isooctyl from is- + octyl
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