lauryl alcohol

noun
lau·​ryl alcohol | \ ˈlȯr-əl- How to pronounce lauryl alcohol (audio) , ˈlär- \

Definition of lauryl alcohol

: a solid alcohol C12H26O

First Known Use of lauryl alcohol

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Lauryl alcohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lauryl%20alcohol. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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lauryl alcohol

noun
lau·​ryl alcohol | \ ˌlȯr-əl-, ˌlär- How to pronounce lauryl alcohol (audio) \

Medical Definition of lauryl alcohol

: a compound C12H26O also : a liquid mixture of this and other alcohols used especially in making detergents (as sodium lauryl sulfate)

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