tri·​ol ˈtrī-ˌȯl How to pronounce triol (audio)
: a chemical compound (such as glycerol) containing three hydroxyl groups

Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of triol was in 1936

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Cite this Entry

“Triol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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