Definition of Michler's hydrol in US English:

Michler's hydrol

noun

Chemistry
  • A hydrol that is an important intermediate for the synthesis of triphenylmethane dyes; 4,4′-bis(dimethylamino)benzhydrol, [C₆H₄N(CH₃)₂]₂CHOH.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society.