- a colorless, volatile, aromatic, water-insoluble liquid, C8H10O.
Origin of phenetole
Also called phenyl ethyl ether.
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For diethyl ether see Ether, and for methyl phenyl ether (anisole) and ethyl phenyl ether (phenetole) see Carbolic Acid.
- a colourless oily compound; phenyl ethyl ether. Formula: C 6 H 5 OC 2 H 5
C19: from pheno- + ethyl + -ole 1
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