alkanol etymology

English word alkanol comes from English -ol, English alkane

Detailed word origin of alkanol

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ol English (eng) (organic chemistry) An alcohol or phenol. Indicating an oily substance.
alkane English (eng) (organic compound) Any of saturated hydrocarbons including methane, ethane and compounds with long carbon chain known as paraffins etc., having a chemical formula of the form CnH2n+2.
alkanol English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any simple aliphatic alcohol.

Words with the same origin as alkanol

Descendants of -ol
aldol 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 alkane
alkanium alkanofer disiloxane hexasiloxane oligosiloxane pentasiloxane polysiloxane siloxane tetrasiloxane trisiloxane