triacontanol

[ trahy-uh-kon-tuh-nawl, -nol ]
/ ˌtraɪ əˈkɒn təˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl /

noun Biochemistry.

a long-chain alcohol, CH3(CH2)28CH2OH, occurring in plant waxes and beeswax, that is a plant growth regulator.

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Also called melissyl alcohol.

Origin of triacontanol

1-(hydroxy)triacontane chemical name + -ol1
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