Definition of ethylic in English:

ethylic

adjective

Chemistry
  • Originally: †derived from ethylene (obsolete). Later: of ethyl; containing an ethyl group.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Chemist. From ethyl- + -ic, originally after French éthylique.

Pronunciation

ethylic

/ɪˈθɪlɪk//ɪˈθʌɪlɪk/