ethyl

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eth·yl

noun \ˈe-thəl\

Definition of ETHYL

:  an alkyl radical CH3CH2− derived from ethane
eth·yl·ic \e-ˈthi-lik\ adjective

Origin of ETHYL

German Ethyl (now Äthyl), from Äther ether + -yl
First Known Use: 1838

Rhymes with ETHYL

eth·yl

noun \ˈeth-əl, British also ˈē-ˌthīl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ETHYL

: a monovalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5
eth·yl·ic \e-ˈthil-ik\ adjective

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