Any organic compound having three or more hydroxyl functional groups; a polyhydric alcohol.(noun)
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Use "polyol" in a sentence
"Maltitol is another sugar alcohol also called a polyol that has a long history of use, particularly in candies recommended for diabetics, and is considered to be natural but has a more pronounced laxative effect than the other sugar alcohols."
"That complex polymer with multiple alcohol groups quickly becomes known as the polyol, which then becomes molecule"
"Crate & Barrel's Lockport Sofa & Chairs are filled with Preserve ™, a flexible polyurethane foam that utlizies BiOH polyol derived from soybeans."