- amyl acetate, CHCOCH, a colorless liquid with a bananalike odor, used in flavorings, in making lacquers, etc.
- Slang insincere talk
See banana oil in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A liquid mixture of amyl acetate and usually nitrocellulose, having a bananalike odor and used as a solvent or flavoring agent.
- See amyl acetate.
- Slang Insincere flattery; nonsensical exaggeration.
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