tolyl

noun

tol·​yl ˈtä-ləl How to pronounce tolyl (audio)
: any of three monovalent radicals CH3C6H4 derived from toluene

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

circa 1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tolyl was circa 1868

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“Tolyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tolyl. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

tolyl

noun
tol·​yl ˈtäl-ˌil How to pronounce tolyl (audio)
: any of three monovalent radicals CH3C6H4 derived from toluene
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