One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1An ether in which one of the groups attached to the oxygen atom is phenyl; (formerly) an ester in which a phenyl group replaces the acid hydrogen atom.
2Diphenyl ether, (C₆H₅)₂O, a liquid used in organic synthesis.
Late 19th century.
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