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pinitol

[ pahy-ni-tawl, -tol, pin-i- ]
/ ˈpaɪ nɪˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl, ˈpɪn ɪ- /
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noun Chemistry.
a white, crystalline, inositol derivative, C7H14O6, obtained from the resin of the sugar pine.
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Origin of pinitol

Obsolete pinite pinitol (<French; see pine1, -ite1) + -ol1
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