amygdaloside a·myg·da·lo·side (ə-mĭg’də-lə-sīd’)
containing an ; pentyl. an . variant of , especially before a vowel. Contemporary Examples With the president surrounded by “a fast Hollywood crowd,” someone offered him amyl nitrite, or “poppers.” Intern’s Memoir Details Affair With President Kennedy Matthew DeLuca February 6, 2012 Historical Examples There is a liquid called nitrite of amyl—frequently administered to […]
- Amyl acetate
(def 1). Historical Examples The pear flavor, amyl acetate, is made from acetic acid and amyl alcohol—though amyl alcohol (fusel oil) has a detestable smell. Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson noun another name (no longer in technical usage) for pentyl acetate
- Amyl alcohol
a colorless liquid, C 5 H 12 O, consisting of a mixture of two or more isomeric alcohols, derived from the pentanes, and used as a solvent and intermediate for organic synthesis: the main component of fusel oil. Historical Examples It is insoluble in ether and in absolute alcohol, and not readily soluble in amyl […]
- Amyl group
any of several univalent, isomeric groups having the formula C 5 H 11 –, whose derivatives are found in fusel oil, fruit extracts, etc.