Definition of thienyl
: either of two univalent isomeric radicals C4H3S derived from thiophene by removal of a hydrogen atom from either the alpha or 2-position or the beta or 3-position
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Origin and Etymology of thienyl
International Scientific Vocabulary thiophene + -yl
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