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[Latin am(ylum), starch + -yl.]
(Chemistry) (modifier, no longer in technical usage) of, consisting of, or containing any of eight isomeric forms of the monovalent group C5H11-: amyl group or radical. See also pentyl
[C19: from Latin: amylum]
am•yl(ˈæm ɪl, ˈeɪ mɪl)
any of several univalent, isomeric groups with the formula C5H11. Also called pentyl .