Definitions

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  • n. A colourless, volatile, pungent liquid, C4H6, regarded as an unsaturated hydrocarbon of the acetylene series, analogous to crotonic acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A colorless, volatile, pungent liquid, C4H6, produced artificially, and regarded as an unsaturated hydrocarbon of the acetylene series, and analogous to crotonic acid.

Etymologies

Blend of crotonic and acetylene (Wiktionary)

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