hatch·​ett·​ine | \ ˈhachətˌēn, -tə̇n\
variants: or hatchettite \ -​tˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of hatchettine

: a mineral paraffin wax C38H78 melting at 55° to 65° C in the natural state and at 79° C when pure

called also mineral tallow

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History and Etymology for hatchettine

Charles Hatchett †1847 English chemist + English -ine or -ite

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