Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The group C7H7, derived from toluene. Also called cresyl.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of the three isomeric univalent aromatic radicals derived from toluene

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The hydrocarbon radical, CH3.C6H4, regarded as characteristic of certain compounds of the aromatic series related to toluene.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given, in organic chemistry, to the univalent radical —C6H4CH3,which bears the same relation to toluene that phenyl does to benzene.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

tol(u) + -yl.

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