noun hen·eicosane \(ˈ)hen+\

Definition of heneicosane



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

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Origin and Etymology of heneicosane

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

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