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oleyl alcohol

[oh-lee-il] /oʊˈli ɪl/
noun, Chemistry
1.
an unsaturated, fatty alcohol, derived from oleic acid, C 1 8 H 3 6 O, used chiefly in organic synthesis.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; ole(um) + -yl
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