amyl definition

  • noun:
    • The univalent organic radical, C5H11, occurring in lots of natural compounds in eight isomeric forms. Also called pentyl.
    • pentyl
    • A univalent hydrocarbon radical, C5H11, of paraffine show found in amyl alcoholic beverages or fusel oil, etc.
    • Starch; good flour.
    • A hypothetical radical (C5H11) thought to exist in several compounds, as amylic alcoholic beverages, etc.
    • a hydrocarbon radical that develops in several natural compounds
  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding starch

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