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phenolic (not comparable)
- (organic chemistry) Of, relating to, or derived from a phenol.
organic chemistry: of, relating to, or derived from a phenol
phenolic (plural phenolics)
- (organic chemistry) A phenol compound.
- Any thermosetting resin manufactured from phenols and aldehydes.
- Any of a large group of pigments and flavouring agents, especially those found in grapes and wine.