oleyl alcohol

noun

: an oily liquid unsaturated compound C17H33CH2OH found in fish oils and other marine-animal oils that is made by reduction or hydrogenation of esters of oleic acid and is used chiefly in making surface-active agents and plasticizers; cis-9-octadecen-1-ol

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“Oleyl alcohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oleyl%20alcohol. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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