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phenol

phe·nol

phenol

 
pronunciation:
fi nawl [or] fi nal
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a poisonous white acidic compound found in the tars of wood and coal, or derived from benzene, and used primarily as a disinfectant or antiseptic.
definition 2: any similar benzene derivative.
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derivation: phenolic (adj.)