stethal

Stethal

Steth"al\, n. [Stearic + ethal.] (Chem.) One of the higher alcohols of the methane series, homologous with ethal, and found in small quantities as an ethereal salt of stearic acid in spermaceti.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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