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  1. naphthyl(Noun)

    Either of two isomeric univalent radicals formally derived from naphthalene by removal of a hydrogen atom

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naphthyl(noun)

    a hydrocarbon radical regarded as the essential residue of naphthalene

  2. Origin: [Naphthalene + -yl.]

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