Definition of bioethanol noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bioethanol

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌbaɪəʊˈeθənɒl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbaɪoʊˈeθənɔːl//
 
, NAmE//ˌbaɪoʊˈeθənɑːl//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a type of alcohol, produced from sugar cane (= the plant from which sugar is made), maize / corn, etc., that is used as an alternative to petrol/gas