allyl starch

noun

: any of various allyl ethers of starch made from starch and allyl chloride for use in coatings, printing inks, and plastics

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of allyl starch was in 1944

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“Allyl starch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allyl%20starch. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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