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Amygdalate
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Amygdaloidal
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amyl acetate
amyl alcohol
amyl nitrate
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amyl definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a hydrocarbon radical that occurs in many organic compounds

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin amylum + English -yl Date: 1847 any of various isomeric alkyl radicals C5H11 derived from pentane

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (used attrib.) Chem. the monovalent group C5H11-, derived from pentane. Also called PENTYL. Etymology: L amylum starch, from which oil containing it was distilled

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Amyl Am"yl, n. [L. amylum starch + -yl. Cf. Amidin.] (Chem.) A hydrocarbon radical, C5H11, of the paraffine series found in amyl alcohol or fusel oil, etc.




 


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