hatchettine

noun hatch·ett·ine \ˈhachətˌēn, -tə̇n\
variants: or

hatchettite

\-tˌīt\

Definition of hatchettine

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of hatchettine

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


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