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- n. Archaic form of hexadecane.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white, semisolid, spermaceti-like hydrocarbon, C16H34, of the paraffin series, found dissolved as an important ingredient of kerosene, and so called because each molecule has sixteen atoms of carbon; -- called also hexadecane.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as hexadecane.
Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)