Definition of Soneryl in English:

Soneryl

noun

Pharmacology
  • The barbiturate butobarbitone, formulated as a tablet and used as a sedative and hypnotic. [Butobarbitone is 5-butyl-5-ethylbarbituric acid, C10H16N2O3. A trademark in the United Kingdom.]

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Pharmaceutical Journal. From French Sonéryl from a first element of unknown origin + -yl.

Pronunciation

Soneryl

/ˈsɒn(ə)rɪl/