Definition of phenetole in US English:

phenetole

(also phenetol)

noun

Chemistry
  • Ethyl phenyl ether, C₂H₅OC₆H₅, a volatile liquid with a fragrant odour.

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.