- of, relating to, or characterized by the amyl group.
Origin of amylic
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It is soluble in amylic alcohol, scarcely so in absolute alcohol.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
For the detection of magenta the filtrate is mixed with a few drops of acetic acid, and it is then shaken up with amylic alcohol.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
The behavior of the amylic alcohol, thus colored red, with hydrochloric acid and ammonia is characteristic.
The filtrate, if shaken up with amylic alcohol, gives it in either case a red color.
Amylic Alcohol dissolves all the alkaloids, if they are in a free state, and it also takes up a little of the resin.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth