fluoranthene

noun
flu·​o·​ran·​thene | \flu̇(ə)ˈranˌthēn, flōˈ-, flȯˈ-\
plural -s

Definition of fluoranthene 

: a white crystalline hydrocarbon C15H10 obtained especially from the coal-tar distillates having the highest boiling points and from petroleum; 1,8-ortho-phenylene-naphthalene

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History and Etymology for fluoranthene

International Scientific Vocabulary fluor- + anthracene; originally formed as German fluoranthen

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