ethal

[ eth-al, ee-thal ]
/ ˈɛθ æl, ˈi θæl /

noun Chemistry.

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Origin of ethal

First recorded in 1830–40; eth(er) + -al3
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Example sentences from the Web for ethal

  • King Ethal's palace was stormed by Ailill, and he was forced to give up his daughter.

    The Book of Hallowe'en|Ruth Edna Kelley
  • She wore a golden chain about her throat, and was the daughter of King Ethal Anbual.

    The Book of Hallowe'en|Ruth Edna Kelley