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benzoyl


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Benzoyl  \Ben"zoyl\,  n.  [Benzoic  +  Gr  ?  wood.  See  {-yl}.] 
  (Chem.) 
  A  compound  radical,  {C6H5.CO};  the  base  of  benzoic  acid,  of 
  the  oil  of  bitter  almonds,  and  of  an  extensive  series  of 
  compounds.  [Formerly  written  also  {benzule}.] 




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