OL



1.
Old Latin.
1.
a suffix used in the names of chemical derivatives, representing “alcohol” (glycerol; naphthol; phenol), or sometimes “phenol” or less definitely assignable phenol derivatives (resorcinol).
1.
variant of 2 .
1.
(in prescriptions) oil.
1.
(in prescriptions) the left eye.
suffix
1.
denoting an organic chemical compound containing a hydroxyl group, esp alcohols and phenols: ethanol, quinol
combining form
1.
(not used systematically) a variant of -ole1

word-forming element in chemistry, variously representing alcohol, phenol, or in some cases Latin oleum “oil” (see oil (n.)).

-ol 1
suff.
An alcohol or a phenol: glycerol.

-ol 2
suff.
Variant of -ole.
-ol
A suffix used to form the names of chemical compounds having a hydroxyl (OH) group, such as ethanol.
Old Latin

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