Definition of diallyl in English:

diallyl

noun

Chemistry
  • 1In the names of substances containing two allyl groups.

  • 2A liquid diene (hydrocarbon) containing two double bonds, whose molecule is equivalent to two allyl groups combined. Now rare.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William A. Miller (1817–1870), chemist. From di- + allyl.

Pronunciation

diallyl

/dʌɪˈalʌɪl//dʌɪˈalɪl/