amyl acetate


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amyl acetate

n.
An ester of acetic acid, C7H14O2, occurring in isomeric mixtures and used as a flavoring agent, as a paint and lacquer solvent, and in the preparation of penicillin. Also called banana oil.

amyl acetate

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name (no longer in technical usage) for pentyl acetate

banan′a oil`


n.
a sweet-smelling liquid ester, C7H14O2, having a bananalike odor; amyl acetate: used as a paint solvent and in artificial fruit flavors.
[1925–30]
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NAIL POLISH: If fabric is synthetic (acetate or polyester), sponge with amyl acetate.