Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colorless compound, , formed during the roasting of malt. It crystallizes in long needles and gives a violet color with ferric chlorid.

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  • noun chemistry a substituted pyranone found in the bark and needles of some conifers and in roasted malt

Etymologies

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malt +‎ -ol

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