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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several acids derived from petroleum and coal tar that boil above 204°C, contain varying amounts of xylene and cresol, and are used in disinfectants, solvents, and electrical insulation.
  • n. A mixture of the three isomers of cresol.

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  • n. cresol

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Cresol.

Etymologies

From creosote. (Wiktionary)

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