Definitions for AMYLˈæm ɪl, ˈeɪ mɪl

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  1. amyl(Noun)


  2. amyl(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to starch

  3. Origin: From amylum + -yl. Compare with amidin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amyl(noun)

    a hydrocarbon radical, C5H11, of the paraffine series found in amyl alcohol or fusel oil, etc

  2. Origin: [L. amylum starch + -yl. Cf. Amidin.]


  1. Amyl

    The word or root amyl has two meanings, in organic chemistry and biochemistry.

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