anethole etymology

English word anethole comes from English -ol, Latin anethum (Anise. Dill.)

Detailed word origin of anethole

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ol English (eng) (organic chemistry) An alcohol or phenol. Indicating an oily substance.
anethum Latin (lat) Anise. Dill.
anethole English (eng) (organic chemistry) A particular aromatic compound found in anise.

Words with the same origin as anethole

Descendants of -ol
aldol androstanol archaeol caldarchaeol cannabidiol carotenol catecholamine catecholate diol dodecanol fucusol gingerol glycol hypergolically ichthyol lanolin laurinol lonchocarpol menthol mesitylol methanol neomenthol pratol sesamol
Descendants of anethum