Definition of phlorol in English:

phlorol

noun

Chemistry
  • A colourless liquid phenol present in wood tar; 2-ethylphenol, (C ₂ H ₅)C ₆ H ₄ OH.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Compare German Phlorylalkohol.

Pronunciation

phlorol

/ˈflɒrɒl/ /ˈflɔːrɒl/