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Webster 1913 Edition


Amyl

Am′yl

,
Noun.
[L.
am
ylum starch +
-yl
. Cf.
Amidin
.]
(Chem.)
A univalent hydrocarbon radical,
C5H11
, of the paraffine series found in amyl alcohol or fusel oil, etc.

Definition 2022


amyl

amyl

English

Noun

amyl (plural amyls)

  1. (dated, organic chemistry) pentyl

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Adjective

amyl (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to starch

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