resorcin

noun
res·​or·​cin | \ rə-ˈzȯr-sᵊn How to pronounce resorcin (audio) \

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First Known Use of resorcin

circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for resorcin

International Scientific Vocabulary res- (from Latin resina resin) + orcin, a phenol (C7H8O2)

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“Resorcin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resorcin. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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resorcin

noun
res·​or·​cin | \ rə-ˈzȯrs-ᵊn How to pronounce resorcin (audio) \

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