Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing six carbon atoms.

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Examples

  • "impossible" terms [XII,2]: agrinasal -- referring to truffle-farming (which is possibly even agripocinasal!); micromatrimony -- the usual state of affairs in Las Vegas; hexayummy -- something which owes its attractive taste to aromatic amino acids, which are based on the hexacarbon benzene ring; and rotunditron -- any automaton designed to service foyers.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIII No 4

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