cycloparaffin

noun
cy·​clo·​par·​af·​fin | \ ˌsī-klō-ˈper-ə-fən How to pronounce cycloparaffin (audio) , -ˈpa-rə- \

Definition of cycloparaffin

: a saturated cyclic hydrocarbon of the formula CnH2n

First Known Use of cycloparaffin

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Cycloparaffin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cycloparaffin. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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