Definitions

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  • n. A phenol that is metameric with xylenol, obtained by distillation of certain salts of phloretic acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A liquid metameric with xylenol, belonging to the class of phenols, and obtained by distilling certain salts of phloretic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A liquid, C8H9(OH) or 2-ethylphenol, found in creosote from wood-tar and also made synthetically, as by the distillation of barium phloretate with lime. It boils at 206.5–207.5° C.

Etymologies

phloretic +‎ --ol (Wiktionary)

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