Definition of ethyl adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈeθɪl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeθɪl//
; BrE BrE//ˈiːθaɪl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːθaɪl//
[only before noun](chemistry)
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containing the group of atoms C2H5, formed from ethane ethyl acetate Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from German, from Äther ‘ether’ + -yl.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ethyl

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