allyl

adjective
al·​lyl | \ ˈa-ləl How to pronounce allyl (audio) \

Definition of allyl

: being or containing the unsaturated monovalent radical CH2CHCH2

First Known Use of allyl

1845, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allyl

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin allium garlic

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The first known use of allyl was in 1845

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allyl

noun, often attributive
al·​lyl | \ ˈal-əl How to pronounce allyl (audio) \

Medical Definition of allyl

: an unsaturated monovalent radical C3H5 compounds of which are found in the oils of garlic and mustard

Other Words from allyl

allylic \ ə-​ˈlil-​ik, a-​ How to pronounce allylic (audio) \ adjective

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