isoamyl acetate

isoamyl acetate

noun Chemistry.
a colorless liquid, C 7 H 14 O 2 , used in flavorings, perfumery, and as a solvent. Compare banana oil ( def 1 ).
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isoamyl acetate (ˌaɪsəʊˈæmɪl)
 
n
a colourless volatile compound used as a solvent for cellulose lacquers and as a flavouring. Formula: (CH3)2CHCH2CH2OOCCH3

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