isoamyl acetate

noun

Definition of isoamyl acetate

: the acetic ester CH3COOC5H11 of amyl alcohol from fusel oil

called also amyl acetate, banana oil, pear oil

not used systematically

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“Isoamyl acetate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isoamyl%20acetate. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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