allylphosphine etymology

English word allylphosphine comes from English phosphine, English allyl

Detailed word origin of allylphosphine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phosphine English (eng) (dyeing) chrysaniline, often in the form of a salt. (inorganic compound, uncountable) a toxic gas; hydride of phosphorus, PH3. (organic chemistry, countable) any alkyl or aryl derivative of this compound, PR3 (where at least one R is not H).
allyl English (eng) (organic chemistry, especially in combination) The univalent radical, CH2=CH-CH2-, existing especially in oils of garlic and mustard.
allylphosphine English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any allyl phosphine.

Words with the same origin as allylphosphine

Descendants of phosphine
hydrophosphination phosphinic phosphinous phosphinyl
Descendants of allyl
Seconal quinalbarbitone