Definition of picryl in English:

picryl

noun

Chemistry
  • The radical —C₆H₂(NO₂)₃ that is derived from picric acid by the loss of the hydroxyl group; 2,4,6-trinitrophenyl. Usually attributive.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From picr- + -yl.

Pronunciation

picryl

/ˈpɪkrɪl//ˈpɪkrʌɪl/