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methylcyclohexanol

[ meth-uhl-sahy-kluh-hek-suh-nawl, -nol ]
/ ˌmɛθ əlˌsaɪ kləˈhɛk səˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl /
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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.
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Origin of methylcyclohexanol

First recorded in 1825–35; methyl- + cyclohexane + -ol1
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