triol

noun
tri·​ol | \ ˈtrī-ˌȯl How to pronounce triol (audio) , -ˌōl \

Definition of triol

: a chemical compound (such as glycerol) containing three hydroxyl groups

First Known Use of triol

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Triol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triol. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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