Origin of allyl
< Latin all(ium
) garlic + -yl
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(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group CH 2 :CHCH 2 –allyl group or radical; allyl resin
Word Origin for allyl
C19: from Latin allium garlic + -yl; first distinguished in a compound isolated from garlic
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The univalent, unsaturated organic radical C3H5.
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The unsaturated radical C3H5, derived from propene.
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