lanolin etymology

English word lanolin comes from English -ol, English flagellar (Of or pertaining to a flagellum.), English lana (The tree Genipa americana.)

Detailed word origin of lanolin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ol English (eng) (organic chemistry) An alcohol or phenol. Indicating an oily substance.
flagellar English (eng) Of or pertaining to a flagellum.
lana English (eng) The tree Genipa americana.
lanolin English (eng) A greasy yellow substance chemically akin to wax that is secreted from wooly animals, with a variety of uses from rust prevention, lubrication and waterproofing to cosmetics and skin ointments.

Words with the same origin as lanolin

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