cresyl

[kres-il, kree-sil]

adjective Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. crestfallen,
  2. cresting,
  3. crestone needle,
  4. crestone peak,
  5. crestwood,
  6. cresylic,
  7. cretaceous,
  8. cretaceously,
  9. cretan,
  10. cretan bull

Also cre·syl·ic [kri-sil-ik] /krɪˈsɪl ɪk/.

Origin of cresyl

First recorded in 1860–65; cres(ol) + -yl

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