propyl

[ proh-pil ]

adjectiveChemistry.
  1. containing a propyl group.

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Origin of propyl

1
First recorded in 1840–50; prop(ionic) + -yl

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British Dictionary definitions for propyl

propyl

/ (ˈprəʊpɪl) /


noun
  1. (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group of atoms C 3 H 7 -: a propyl group or radical

Origin of propyl

1
C19: from prop (ionic acid) + -yl

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Scientific definitions for propyl

propyl

[ prōpĭl ]


  1. The radical C3H7, derived from propane.

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