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phenetole

[fen-i-tohl] /ˈfɛn ɪˌtoʊl/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, volatile, aromatic, water-insoluble liquid, C 8 H 1 0 O.
Also called phenyl ethyl ether.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; phen- + et(hyl) + -ole
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phenetole

/ˈfɛnɪˌtəʊl; -ˌtɒl/
noun
1.
a colourless oily compound; phenyl ethyl ether. Formula: C6H5OC2H5
Word Origin
C19: from pheno- + ethyl + -ole1
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