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The univalent, unsaturated organic group C3H5.
[Latin allium, garlic; see allium + -yl (so called because it was first obtained from garlic).]
al·lyl′ic (ə-lĭl′ĭk) adj.
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(Chemistry) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group CH2:CHCH2–: allyl group or radical; allyl resin.
[C19: from Latin allium garlic + -yl; first distinguished in a compound isolated from garlic]
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the univalent group C3H5, derived from propylene.
[1850–55; < Latin all(ium) garlic + -yl]
al•lyl•ic (əˈlɪl ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||allyl - the univalent unsaturated organic radical C3H5; derived from propylene|
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