Meaning of menthyl in English:

menthyl

noun

Chemistry
  • The radical or group C₁₀ H₁₉ O—, derived from menthol. Usually attributive.

Pronunciation

menthyl

/ˈmɛnθʌɪl/ /ˈmɛnθɪl/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From French menthyle from menthe + -yle.