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nonyl alcohol

[ non-il, -eel, noh-nil, -neel ]
/ ˈnɒn ɪl, -il, ˈnoʊ nɪl, -nil /
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noun Chemistry.

any of several colorless or light-yellow, liquid, water-soluble isomers of the formula C9H20O, especially having a roselike odor: used chiefly in perfumery and flavoring.

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Origin of nonyl alcohol

First recorded in1865–70; non(ane) + -yl;see nonanoic acid

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