Definitions

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  • adj. describing a cyclic system in which all the atoms of the ring are of the same element

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the same or only one circle or cycle.
  • n. A closed-chain compound in which the ring consists only of carbon atoms, as benzene.

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  • adj. containing a closed ring of atoms of the same kind especially carbon atoms

Etymologies

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homo- +‎ cyclic

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