nonyl alcohol

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

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.

Words nearby nonyl alcohol

Origin of nonyl alcohol

1865–70; non(ane) (see nonanoic (acid)) + -yl Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019