cresylic

cresyl

[kres-il, kree-sil]
adjective Chemistry.
Also, cresylic [kri-sil-ik] .


Origin:
1860–65; cres(ol) + -yl

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cresylic (krɪˈsɪlɪk)
 
adj
of, concerned with, or containing creosote or cresol
 
[C19: from cre(o)s(ote) + -yl+ -ic]

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