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- n. cetyl alcohol
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white waxy solid, C16H33.OH; -- called also cetyl alcohol and cetylic alcohol. See Cetylic alcohol, under cetylic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Cetyl alcohol (C16H33OH), a substance separated from spermaceti by Chevreul, and named by him.
ether + alcohol: compare French -. (Wiktionary)