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Princeton's WordNet

  1. salol, phenyl salicylate(noun)

    a white powder with a pleasant taste and odor; used to absorb light in sun tan lotions or as a preservative or an antiseptic or a coating for pills in which the medicine is intended for enteric release


  1. salol(Noun)

    Phenyl salicylate; a, odorless, tasteless, white crystalline powder, nearly insoluble in water, but soluble in chloroform, ether, oils, and certain concentrations ofalcohol, which is split up in the intestines into salicylic acid and phenol, and which is used for certain medicinal purposes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salol(noun)

    a white crystalline substance consisting of phenol salicylate

  2. Origin: [Salicylic + -ol.]

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