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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fraction of coal tar containing cresols.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The trade-name of two different commercial products: Pearson's creolin, a mixture of coal-tar hydrocarbons (and probably phenols) with resin soap;
  • n. Artmann's creolin, a mixture of coal-tar hydrocarbons with cresol-sulphonic acid. They are used as antiseptic washes.


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