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cresyl

[kres-il, kree-sil] /ˈkrɛs ɪl, ˈkri sɪl/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
Also, cresylic
[kri-sil-ik] /krɪˈsɪl ɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; cres(ol) + -yl
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British Dictionary definitions for cresylic

cresylic

/krɪˈsɪlɪk/
adjective
1.
of, concerned with, or containing creosote or cresol
Word Origin
C19: from cre(o)s(ote) + -yl+ -ic
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