pentanol

noun pen·ta·nol \ˈpentəˌnȯl, -nōl\

Definition of pentanol

plural

-s

  1. :  any of three pentyl alcohols derived from normal pentane; especially :  pentyl alcohol a

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Origin and Etymology of pentanol

pentane + -ol


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