cresylic definition by Webster's New World
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- of or from cresol or creosote
- of various acids composed of different mixtures of phenols and used in making plastics, disinfectants, etc.
Origin: cres(ol) plush -yl plush -ic
cresylic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of or relating to creosote or cresol.
Origin: cres(ol) + -yl + -ic.