creosol

noun
cre·o·sol
variants: or less commonly creasol \ˈkrēəˌsōl, -ˌsȯl \
plural -s

Definition of creosol 

: a colorless aromatic phenol CH3O(CH3)C6H3OH obtained from beechwood tar and guaiacum resin; 2-methoxy-para-cresol

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History and Etymology for creosol

International Scientific Vocabulary creosote + -ol; probably originally formed as German kreosol

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