Definition of alkanol in English:

alkanol

noun

Chemistry
  • An aliphatic alcohol, considered as a substituted alkane; especially any of the series of monohydric alcohols having the formula R—OH, where R is an alkyl group.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From alkane + -ol.

Pronunciation

alkanol

/ˈalkənɒl/