allylic

adjective
al·​lyl·​ic | \ ə-ˈli-lik How to pronounce allylic (audio) , a- \

Definition of allylic

: involving or characteristic of an allyl radical

First Known Use of allylic

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Allylic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allylic. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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