allyl

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al·lyl

 (ăl′əl)
n.
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.

allyl

(ˈælaɪl; ˈælɪl)
n
(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]

al•lyl

(ˈæl ɪl)
n.
the univalent group C3H5, derived from propylene.
[1850–55; < Latin all(ium) garlic + -yl]
al•lyl•ic (əˈlɪl ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.allyl - the univalent unsaturated organic radical C3H5; derived from propylene
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
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