Cetylic alcohol

Related to Cetylic alcohol: stearic acid, Stearyl alcohol
(Chem.) a white, waxy, crystalline solid, obtained from spermaceti, and regarded as homologous with ordinary, or ethyl, alcohol; ethal; - called also cetyl alcohol.

See also: Cetylic

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.