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phenetole

[ fen-i-tohl ]
/ ˈfɛn ɪˌtoʊl /
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noun Chemistry.
a colorless, volatile, aromatic, water-insoluble liquid, C8H10O.
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Also called phenyl ethyl ether.

Origin of phenetole

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