bromal

[broh-mal]

Origin of bromal

First recorded in 1870–75; brom- + -al3
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British Dictionary definitions for bromal

bromal

noun
  1. a yellowish oily synthetic liquid formerly used medicinally as a sedative and hypnotic; tribromoacetaldehyde. Formula: Br 3 CCHO

Word Origin for bromal

C19: from brom (ine) + al (cohol)
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