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cresyl

[ kres-il, kree-sil ]
/ ˈkrɛs ɪl, ˈkri sɪl /
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Also cre·syl·ic [kri-sil-ik]. /krɪˈsɪl ɪk/.

Origin of cresyl

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