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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or designating, the phenol formerly called oxyphenic acid, and now oxyphenol and pyrocatechin. See pyrocatechin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting a compound derived from phenol by the substitution of hydroxyl for part of its hydrogen.

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