Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A lactic-acid radical: as, lactyl chlorid, CH3.CHCl.CO.Cl.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) An organic residue or radical (CH3.CHOH.CO-) derived from lactic acid.

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  • noun organic chemistry, archaic An organic residue or radical derived from lactic acid.

Etymologies

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lactic +‎ -yl

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