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  • n. An alkane hydrocarbon with the chemical formula CH3(CH2)15CH3.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless crystalline compound, CH3(CH2)15CH3, found in brown coal paraffin. It melts at 22.5° C. and boils at 303°C. Also called normal heptadecane.

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hepta- +‎ decane

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