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triol

[ trahy-awl, -ol ]

noun

, Chemistry.
  1. a compound having three hydroxyl groups.


triol

/ ˈtraɪɒl /

noun

  1. any of a class of alcohols that have three hydroxyl groups per molecule Also calledtrihydric alcohol


triol

/ trīôl′,-ōl′ /

  1. An alcohol containing three hydroxyl groups (OH) per molecule.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of triol1

First recorded in 1935–40; tri- + -ol 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of triol1

from tri- + -ol 1

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