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Xylenol

Xy′le-nol

,
Noun.
[
Xylene
+
-ol
.]
(Chem.)
Any one of six metameric phenol derivatives of xylene, obtained as crystalline substances,
(CH3)2.C6H3.OH
.

Definition 2021


xylenol

xylenol

See also: xylénol

English

Noun

xylenol (countable and uncountable, plural xylenols)

  1. (organic chemistry) An arene compound with two methyl groups and a hydroxyl group.

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