- amygdaloid fossa,
- amygdaloid nucleus,
- amyl acetate,
- amyl alcohol,
- amyl group,
- amyl nitrite,
- amyl propionate
Origin of amyl
Examples from the Web for amyl
With the president surrounded by “a fast Hollywood crowd,” someone offered him amyl nitrite, or “poppers.”Intern's Memoir Details Affair With President Kennedy|Matthew DeLuca|February 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One part of the alkaloid is dissolved in 36·6 of benzene, and in 76 parts of amyl alcohol.
If the aura be brief, buy a few "pearls" of Amyl Nitrite, crush one in your handkerchief, and sniff the vapour.Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia|Isaac G. Briggs
The violet coloring matter is obtained in a pure state on evaporating the amyl alcohol.
Word Origin for amyl
hydrocarbon radical, 1850, from Latin amylum, from Greek amylon "fine meal, starch," noun use of neuter of adjective amylos "not ground at the mill, ground by hand," from a-, privative prefix, "not" + myle "mill" (see mill (n.1)). So called because first obtained from the distilled spirits of potato or grain starch (though it also is obtained from other sources).