American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See phenol.
- n. an older name for phenol (C6H5OH)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a toxic white soluble crystalline acidic derivative of benzene; used in manufacturing and as a disinfectant and antiseptic; poisonous if taken internally
- carb(o)- + -ol1 + -ic. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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