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Lysol

[lahy-sawl, -sol] /ˈlaɪ sɔl, -sɒl/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of clear, brown, oily solution of cresols in soap, used as a disinfectant and antiseptic.
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Lysol

/ˈlaɪsɒl/
noun
1.
trademark a solution containing a mixture of cresols in water, used as an antiseptic and disinfectant
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lysol

n.

brown oily coal-tar solution used as a disinfectant, 1890, coined, perhaps in German, from Greek lysis "dissolution" (see lysis) + -ol, element indicating "oil."

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