noun col·o·phene \ˈkäləˌfēn\

Definition of colophene



  1. :  an oily liquid that is a high-boiling component of the mixture obtained by treating turpentine (see colophene 2) with sulfuric acid

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Origin and Etymology of colophene

International Scientific Vocabulary colophony + -ene; originally formed as French colophène

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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