cresorcinol

noun
cre·​sor·​ci·​nol | \ krə̇ˈsȯrsᵊnˌȯl, -ˌōl\
plural -s

Definition of cresorcinol

: crystalline phenol CH3C6H3(OH)2 isomeric with orcinol; 4-methyl-resorcinol

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History and Etymology for cresorcinol

International Scientific Vocabulary cresol + orcinol

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