Definition of phenetole in English:

phenetole

noun

(also phenetol)
Chemistry
  • Ethyl phenyl ether, C₂ H₅ OC₆ H₅, a volatile liquid with a fragrant odour.

Pronunciation

phenetole

/ˈfɛnɪtəʊl/ /ˈfiːnɪtəʊl/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Quarterly Journal of the Chemical Society. From pheno- + et- + -ole, after either French phénétol or German Phenetol.