Odmyl

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Odmyl ŏd"mĭl (Chem) A volatile liquid obtained by boiling sulphur with linseed oil. It has an unpleasant garlic odor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n odmyl The supposed radical, C4H10, of odmyl sulphid, a volatile oil which is obtained by distilling oleic acid, olive-oil, and other oils with sulphur. It is now believed to be butyl mercaptan (C4H9.SH).
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. "odmh` "osmh`, stench + -yl,