diamyl sulfide

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.

di-1 + amyl

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