A colorless solid alcohol, C12 H26 O, used in synthetic detergents and pharmaceuticals.
A white solid, C12H26O, having a low melting point and yielding a pleasant-smelling liquid: used in the manufacture of detergents, perfumes, etc.
A colorless solid alcohol used in synthetic detergents and pharmaceuticals. Chemical formula: C12H26O.
Origin of lauryl-alcohol
- laur(el) –yl
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition