Methol
Methol Meth"ol, n. [Gr. ? wine + -ol.] (Chem.) An earlier technical name of methyl alcohol or wood spirit, now called {methanol}; also, by extension, the class name of any of the series of alcohols of the methane series of which methol proper is the type. See {Methyl alcohol}, under {Methyl}. [1913 Webster]

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