- containing a tolyl group; cresyl.
Origin of tolyl
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- (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing any of three isomeric groups, CH 3 C 6 H 4 -, derived from toluenetolyl group or radical
- Also: α-tolyl (modifier) another word for benzyl
Word Origin for tolyl
C19: from tolu (see toluene) + -yl
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- The group C7H7, derived from toluene.
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