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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.
phloretic + --ol (Wiktionary)