[ meth-uh l-sahy-kluh-hek-suh-nawl, -nol ]
/ ˌmɛθ əlˌsaɪ kləˈhɛk səˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl /

noun Chemistry.

a colorless, aromatic, viscous liquid mixture, chiefly of the ortho and para forms of CH3C6H10OH, derived from cresol by hydrogenation: used chiefly as a solvent for rubber, cellulose, esters, and phenols.

Origin of methylcyclohexanol

First recorded in 1825–35; methyl- + cyclohexane + -ol1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019