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Etymology

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From the chemical prefix propyl-, from propylic or directly from earlier French propylique, from prop(ionique) +‎ -yle +‎ -ique, where -yle, as in French méthylène, is from ὕλη (húlē, wood, substance).

Noun

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propyl (plural propyls)

  1. (organic chemistry) Either of two isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C3H7, formally derived from propane by the loss of a hydrogen atom. [from 1850]

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Dutch

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Etymology

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From prop- +‎ -yl.

Pronunciation

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Hyphenation: pro‧pyl

Noun

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propyl n (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) propyl

Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology

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Borrowed from English propyl.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈprɔ.pɨl/
  • Rhymes: -ɔpɨl
  • Syllabification: pro‧pyl

Noun

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propyl m inan

  1. (organic chemistry) propyl

Declension

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Further reading

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  • propyl in Polish dictionaries at PWN