Definition of quinoyl in English:

quinoyl

noun

Chemistry
  • A radical derived from benzoquinone or a quinone, bonding to another species through one (or both) oxygen atoms. Usually attributive or as a formative element in chemical names.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From quina + -oyl, after German Chinoyl.

Pronunciation

quinoyl

/ˈkwɪnəʊɪl//ˈkwɪnəʊʌɪl/