nonanol

noun
no·​na·​nol | \ˈnōnəˌnȯl, ˈnän-, -nōl\
plural -s

Definition of nonanol 

: any of five isomeric liquid water-insoluble alcohols C9H19OH derived from normal nonane especially : the fragrant primary or 1-isomer CH3(CH2)7CH2OH that occurs as an ester in sweet orange oil — compare nonyl alcohol

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nonane + -ol

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