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phenol +‎ -ic

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phenolic (not comparable)

  1. (organic chemistry) Of, relating to, or derived from a phenol.

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phenolic (plural phenolics)

  1. (organic chemistry) A phenol compound.
  2. Any thermosetting resin manufactured from phenols and aldehydes.
  3. Any of a large group of pigments and flavouring agents, especially those found in grapes and wine.

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