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- n. any hydrocarbon consisting of a central carbon atom connected with single bonds to four other carbon atoms each of which is connected to two of the others by a chain of carbon atoms; any derivative of such a compound
From the apparent similarity of the structure to a window-pane (Wiktionary)
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