phenetole

noun
phen·​e·​tole | \ ˈfe-nə-ˌtōl How to pronounce phenetole (audio) \

Definition of phenetole

: the aromatic liquid ethyl ether C8H10O of phenol

First Known Use of phenetole

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phenetole

borrowed from French phénétole, from phén- phen- + -ét- "the ethyl radical C2H5" (from éthyle ethyl) + -ole -ole

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“Phenetole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenetole. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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phenetole

noun
phen·​e·​tole | \ ˈfen-ə-ˌtōl How to pronounce phenetole (audio) \

Medical Definition of phenetole

: the aromatic liquid ethyl ether C8H10O of phenol

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