[ naf-thil, nap- ]
/ ˈnæf θɪl, ˈnæp- /
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containing the naphthyl group.
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British Dictionary definitions for naphthyl
/ (ˈnæfθaɪl, -θɪl, ˈnæp-) /
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing either of two forms of the monovalent group C 10 H 7 –
Word Origin for naphthyl
C19: from naphtha + -yl
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