Meaning of AMYL in English

AMYL

/am"il, ay"mil/ , Chem.

adj.

1. containing an amyl group; pentyl.

n.

2. an amyl group.

[ 1840-50; ám ( ylon ) starch (see AMYLO-) + -YL, with haplology of am ( yl ) -yl ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .