amyl alcohol

noun

Definition of amyl alcohol

: any of eight isomeric alcohols C5H12O used especially as solvents and in making esters; also : a commercially produced mixture of amyl alcohols used especially as a solvent

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1849

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amyl alcohol

noun

medical Definition of amyl alcohol

: any of eight isomeric alcohols C5H12O used especially as solvents and in making esters; also : either of two commercially produced mixtures of amyl alcohols used especially as solvents

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