methal definition

  • noun:
    • A white waxy material, found in tiny amounts in spermaceti as an ethereal salt of a few fatty acids, and seen as an alcohol associated with the methane series.
    • A white waxy material, within tiny amounts in spermaceti as an ethereal sodium of a few essential fatty acids, and considered an alcohol of the methane series.
    • Same as methylic alcohol (which see, under alcohol).

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