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pentyl

[ pen-tl ]
/ ˈpɛn tl /
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adjective Chemistry.
containing a pentyl group; amyl.
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Origin of pentyl

1875–80; pent- + -yl
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British Dictionary definitions for pentyl

pentyl
/ (ˈpɛntaɪl, -tɪl) /

noun
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 -a pentyl group or radical
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Scientific definitions for pentyl

pentyl
[ pĕntəl ]

See amyl.
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