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- n. An oily hydrocarbon of the ethylene series, obtained from spermaceti.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An oily hydrocarbon, C16H32, of the ethylene series, obtained from spermaceti.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless, oily, liquid hydrocarbon (C16H32) obtained from cetylic alcohol. Also called cetylene.
See cete. (Wiktionary)