heneicosane

noun
hen·​eicosane | \ (ˈ)hen+ \
plural -s

Definition of heneicosane

: a paraffin hydrocarbon C21H44 especially : the white waxy normal heneicosane CH3(CH2)19CH3

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History and Etymology for heneicosane

International Scientific Vocabulary heneicos- (from hen- —from Greek hen, neuter of heis one—+ eicosa-) + -ane

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“Heneicosane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heneicosane. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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