Definition of -ol in English:

-ol

Syllabification: -ol

suffix

Chemistry
Forming names of organic compounds:
1Denoting alcohols and phenols: glycerol retinol
2Denoting oils and oil-derived compounds: benzol

Origin

sense 1 from (alcoh)ol; sense 2 from Latin oleum 'oil'. See also -ole.

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