What does AMYL mean?

Definitions for AMYLˈæm ɪl, ˈeɪ mɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word AMYL.


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Amyl

    am′il, n. the fifth in the series of the alcohol radicals, a natural product of the distillation of coal. As thus found, two molecules are united together, usually called diamyl, being a colourless liquid with an agreeable smell and burning taste.—n. Am′ylene. [Gr. amylon, starchy, fine meal.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of AMYL in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of AMYL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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