: any of three poisonous colorless crystalline or liquid isomeric phenols C7H8O
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Recent Examples on the WebThe constantly present base notes are the short-chain straight and branched acids, cresol and other phenolics, and skatole.
Harold Mcgee, Wired, 6 Nov. 2020
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1: any of three poisonous colorless crystalline or liquid isomeric phenols C7H8O that are used as disinfectants, in making phenolic resins and plasticizers, and in organic synthesis — see metacresol, orthocresol, paracresol