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octyl alcohol

[ ok-tl ]
/ ˈɒk tl /
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noun Chemistry.
any of a group of isomers having the formula C8H18O, especially used in making perfumes and as a solvent.
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Origin of octyl alcohol

First recorded in 1870–75; oct(ane) + -yl

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