phenetole

[ fen-i-tohl ]
/ ˈfɛn ɪˌtoʊl /
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noun Chemistry.

a colorless, volatile, aromatic, water-insoluble liquid, C8H10O.

Nearby words

  1. phenelzine,
  2. phenethyl alcohol,
  3. phenetic,
  4. phenetics,
  5. phenetidine,
  6. phenformin,
  7. phenic acid,
  8. phenicia,
  9. phenix,
  10. phenix city

Origin of phenetole

First recorded in 1855–60; phen- + et(hyl) + -ole2

Also called phenyl ethyl ether.

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British Dictionary definitions for phenetole

phenetole

/ (ˈfɛnɪˌtəʊl, -ˌtɒl) /

noun

a colourless oily compound; phenyl ethyl ether. Formula: C 6 H 5 OC 2 H 5

Word Origin for phenetole

C19: from pheno- + ethyl + -ole 1

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