stilbestrol

noun
stil·​bes·​trol | \ stil-ˈbe-ˌstrȯl How to pronounce stilbestrol (audio) , -ˌtrōl How to pronounce stilbestrol (audio) \

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First Known Use of stilbestrol

circa 1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stilbestrol

stilbene + estrus + -ol entry 1

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The first known use of stilbestrol was circa 1939

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“Stilbestrol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stilbestrol. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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stilbestrol

noun
stil·​bes·​trol | \ stil-ˈbes-ˌtrȯl How to pronounce stilbestrol (audio) , -ˌtrōl How to pronounce stilbestrol (audio) \
variants: or chiefly British stilboestrol \ -​ˈbēs-​ How to pronounce stilbestrol (audio) \

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