from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See furan.
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- n. Furan.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A colorless, oily substance, C4H4O, obtained by distilling certain organic substances, as pine wood, salts of pyromucic acid, etc.; -- called also tetraphenol.
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- n. a colorless toxic flammable liquid used in the synthesis of nylon
furfur(al) + -an2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)