Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The ethyl ether of phenol, obtained as an aromatic liquid, C6H5.O.C2H5.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The ethyl ether of phenol, obtained as an aromatic liquid, C6H5.O.C2H5.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Ethyl phenyl ether, C2H5.OC6H5, a volatile aromatic-smelling liquid.

Etymologies

phenyl + ethyl + Latin oleum oil. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He began his investigations into the constitution of the cell nucleus at the end of the seventies, and in the nineties he turned more and more to the study of the proteins, the alterations in proteins during transformation into peptone, the effects of a phenetol diet on the urine, the peptonic components of the cells, the simplest proteins, etc.

    Albrecht Kossel - Biography

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