aldol etymology

English word aldol comes from English -ol, English aldehyde

Detailed word origin of aldol

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ol English (eng) (organic chemistry) An alcohol or phenol. Indicating an oily substance.
aldehyde English (eng) (organic compound) Any of a large class of reactive organic compounds (R·CHO) having a carbonyl functional group attached to one hydrocarbon radical and a hydrogen atom.
aldol English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any aldehyde or ketone having a hydroxy group in the beta- position.

Words with the same origin as aldol

Descendants of -ol
androstanol anethole archaeol caldarchaeol cannabidiol carotenol catecholamine catecholate diol dodecanol fucusol gingerol glycol hypergolically ichthyol lanolin laurinol lonchocarpol menthol mesitylol methanol neomenthol pratol sesamol
Descendants of aldehyde
-al alanine aldehydic benzal chinaldine