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allyl

[al-il]Chemistry
adjective
  1. containing the allyl group.
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noun
  1. the allyl group.
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Origin of allyl

1850–55; < Latin all(ium) garlic + -yl
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British Dictionary definitions for allyl

allyl

noun
  1. (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group CH 2 :CHCH 2 allyl group or radical; allyl resin
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Word Origin

C19: from Latin allium garlic + -yl; first distinguished in a compound isolated from garlic
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allyl in Medicine

allyl

(ăləl)
n.
  1. The univalent, unsaturated organic radical C3H5.
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allyl in Science

allyl

[ăləl]
  1. The unsaturated radical C3H5, derived from propene.
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