A compound radical viewed as butane less one atom of hydrogen
- a hydrocarbon radical (C4H9)
- a mixture radical, viewed as butane, less one atom of hydrogen.
hydrocarbon radical, 1868, from butyric acid, a product of fermentation within rancid butter, from Latin butyrum "butter" (see butter (letter.)).
(n.) A compound radical, viewed as butane, less one atom of hydrogen.
C 4 BUTYL ALCOHOLS H 9 OH.