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amyl

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am=yl

CIDE DICTIONARY

amyln. [L. amylum starch + -yl. Cf. Amidin.].
     A univalent hydrocarbon radical, C5H11, of the paraffine series found in amyl alcohol or fusel oil, etc.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amyl, n. (used attrib.) Chem. the monovalent group C5H11-, derived from pentane. Also called PENTYL.

Etymology
L amylum starch, from which oil containing it was distilled

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