Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The solid crystalline substance separated from any volatile oil on long standing or at low temperatures. See elæoptene.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) The more solid ingredient of certain volatile oils; -- contrasted with elæoptene.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry The more solid ingredient of certain volatile oils, contrasted with elaeoptene.

Etymologies

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stearic + -optene as in elaeoptene.

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