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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

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