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amyl acetate

noun

Definition of AMYL ACETATE

:  a colorless liquid acetate C7H14O2 of amyl alcohol that has a pleasant fruity odor and is used especially as a solvent and in the manufacture of artificial fruit essences —called also banana oil
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First Known Use of AMYL ACETATE

1863
Medical Dictionary

amyl acetate

noun

Medical Definition of AMYL ACETATE

:  a colorless liquid acetate C7H14O2 of amyl alcohol that has a pleasant fruity odor and is used as a solvent and in the manufacture of artificial fruit essences

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