triacontanol

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triacontanol ‎(plural triacontanols)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of very many alcohols of the general formula C30H62O, but especially 1-triacontanol, also known as melissyl alcohol or myricyl alcohol, that is found in plant cuticle waxes and in beeswax as the palmitate ester.