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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See kerosene.

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  • n. kerosene or any unspecified lower grade derivative of crude petroleum

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a general name for mineral oils; petroleum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as petroleum.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters

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