tolyl

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tol·yl

 (tŏl′əl)
n.
The group C7H7, derived from toluene. Also called cresyl.

[tol(u) + -yl.]

tolyl

(ˈtɒlɪl)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing any of three isomeric groups, CH3C6H4-, derived from toluene: tolyl group or radical.
2. (Elements & Compounds) (modifier) Also: α-tolyl another word for benzyl
[C19: from tolu (see toluene) + -yl]

tol•yl

(ˈtɒl ɪl)

n.
any of three univalent groups, C7H7, derived from toluene.
[1865–70; tol (uene) + -yl]