amyl

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin amylum (starch), from Ancient Greek ἄμυλον (ámulon, starch) from ἀ- (a-, privative) + μύλη (múlē, mill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amyl (plural amyls)

  1. (dated, organic chemistry) pentyl

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Adjective[edit]

amyl (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to starch

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Middle Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amplus (large, spacious)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amyl

  1. numerous, many

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Mutation[edit]

Middle Welsh mutation
Radical Soft Nasal H-prothesis
amyl unchanged unchanged hamyl
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • aml”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014