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amyl sulfide

noun, Chemistry

diamyl sulfide

[dahy-am-uh l] /daɪˈæm əl/
noun, Chemistry
a yellow liquid consisting of a mixture of isomers having the formula (C 5 H 11) 2 S, used chiefly in the preparation of organic sulfur compounds.
Also called amyl sulfide.
Origin of diamyl sulfide
di-1 + amyl Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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