tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol

noun
tet·​ra·​hy·​dro·​furfuryl alcohol | \ "+- \

Definition of tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol

: a high-boiling liquid (C4H7O)CH2OH made by catalytic hydrogenation of furfural and used as a solvent and in the preparation of esters

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History and Etymology for tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol

tetrahydr- + furfuryl

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“Tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetrahydrofurfuryl%20alcohol. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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