1. glycerol

noun. ['ˈglɪsɝˌoʊl'] a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils.


  • glycerin
  • glycerine

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Words that Rhyme with Glycerol

  • casserole
  • coloroll

Example sentences of the word glycerol

1. Noun, singular or mass
Your small intestine then absorbs the fatty acids and glycerol and moves them into your bloodstream.

2. Adjective
Pure glycerin is actually glycerol, an alcohol.

3. Verb, base form
A triglyceride comprises three fatty acids attached to glycerol.