A*myl"ic (#), a. Chem.
Pertaining to, or derived from, amyl; as, amylic ether.
Amylic alcohol Chem., one of the series of alcohols, a transparent, colorless liquid, having a peculiar odor. It is the hydroxide of amyl. -- Amylic fermentation Chem., a process of fermentation in starch or sugar in which amylic alcohol is produced.
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