methylcyclohexanol

methylcyclohexanol

[meth-uhl-sahy-kluh-hek-suh-nawl, -nol]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless, aromatic, viscous liquid mixture, chiefly of the ortho and para forms of CH 3 C 6 H 1 0 OH, derived from cresol by hydrogenation: used chiefly as a solvent for rubber, cellulose, esters, and phenols.

Origin:
1825–35; methyl- + cyclohexane + -ol1

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