propenyl

[ proh-puh-nil ]

adjectiveChemistry.
  1. containing the propenyl group.

Origin of propenyl

1
First recorded in 1865–70; propene + -yl
  • Sometimes pro·pe·nyl·ic [proh-puh-nil-ik] /ˌproʊ pəˈnɪl ɪk/ .

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