ethyl

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From German Ethyl, from Ether + -yl.

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ethyl (plural ethyls)

  1. (organic chemistry) The univalent hydrocarbon radical, C2H5, formally derived from ethane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.

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From eth- +‎ -yl.

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ethyl n (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) ethyl