noun no·na·nol \ˈnōnəˌnȯl, ˈnän-, -nōl\

Definition of nonanol



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of nonanol

nonane + -ol

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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