carburant

noun
car·​bu·​rant | \ ˈkärb(y)ərənt \
plural -s

Definition of carburant

: a substance (as oil gas) used to carburet a gas (as water gas)

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History and Etymology for carburant

probably from French, from carburant containing a hydrocarbon, from carbure carbide (from carb- + -ure binary chemical compound) + -ant

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“Carburant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carburant. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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