from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An arene compound with two methyl groups and a hydroxyl group.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of six metameric phenol derivatives of xylene, obtained as crystalline substances, (CH3)2.C6H3.OH.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In organic chemistry, any one of six colorless, crystalline compounds, (CH3)2C6-H3OH, closely resembling phenol in general properties.
Blend of xylene and phenol, the names of two similar compounds. (Wiktionary)
Relatively to their reactions, all the products strongly precipitate gelatine, whereas only the condensation products of phenol, cresol, and xylenol derivatives give a characteristic coloration with iron salts.