resorcinal

World English Dictionary
resorcinol (rɪˈzɔːsɪˌnɒl)
 
n
a colourless crystalline phenol with a sweet taste, used in making dyes, drugs, resins, and adhesives. Formula: C6H4(OH)2; relative density: 1.27; melting pt: 111°C; boiling pt at 1 atm.: 276°C
 
[C19: New Latin, from resin + orcinol]
 
re'sorcinal
 
adj

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