Definition of propenyl in English:

propenyl

noun

Chemistry
  • Either of two isomeric unsaturated hydrocarbon radicals related to propene. Usually attributive or a formative element in chemical names.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German Propenyl from Propen + -yl.

Pronunciation

propenyl

/ˈprəʊpɪnʌɪl/ /ˈprəʊpɪn(ɪ)l/