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  • n. A tetracyclic hydrocarbon whose structure is constantly changing between 1,209,600 possible tautomers

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from the nickname of one the scientists who predicted its properties in 1963 and the underlying concept of valence tautomerism, William "Bull" Doering. Chosen to rhyme with fulvalene.

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