[ben-zawl, -zol]
noun Chemistry.
(no longer in technical use) benzene.

benz- + -ol1 Unabridged
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benzol or benzole (ˈbɛnzɒl)
1.  a crude form of benzene, containing toluene, xylene, and other hydrocarbons, obtained from coal tar or coal gas and used as a fuel
2.  an obsolete name for benzene
benzole or benzole

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Benzene, also known as benzol, is a colorless liquid with a sweet odor.
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