amyl ether

amyl ether

[′am·əl ′ē·thər]
(organic chemistry)
Either of two isomeric compounds, n-amyl ether or isoamyl ether; both may be represented by the formula (C5H11)2O.
A mixture mainly of isoamyl ether and n-amyl ether formed in preparation of amyl alcohols from amyl chloride; very slightly soluble in water; used mainly as a solvent.