alpha-naphthol

noun
an isomer of naphthol used in dyes
Hypernyms: ↑naphthol

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\\ˌalfə-\ noun
Etymology: alpha (II) + naphthol
: naphthol 1a

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/al'feuh naf"thawl, -thol, -nap"-/, n. Chem.
See under naphthol.

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