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isoamyl acetate

noun, Chemistry
1.
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/
noun
1.
a colourless volatile compound used as a solvent for cellulose lacquers and as a flavouring. Formula: (CH3)2CHCH2CH2OOCCH3
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