lauryl alcohol

noun lau·ryl alcohol \ ˈlȯr-əl- , ˈlär- \

Definition of lauryl alcohol

: a solid alcohol C12H26O

First Known Use of lauryl alcohol

1922

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lauryl alcohol

noun lau·ryl alcohol \ ˌlȯr-əl-, ˌlär- \

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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