Definition of malonyl in English:

malonyl

noun

Chemistry
  • The divalent radical —CO·CH₂·CO— derived from malonic acid by removal of the two hydroxyl groups. Usually attributive.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From malon- + -yl.

Pronunciation

malonyl

/ˈmalənɪl//ˈmalənʌɪl/