hexacontane

noun
hex·​a·​con·​tane | \ ˌheksəˈkän‧ˌtān \
plural -s

Definition of hexacontane

: a solid paraffin hydrocarbon C60H122 especially : the normal hydrocarbon CH3(CH2)58CH3

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History and Etymology for hexacontane

International Scientific Vocabulary hexacont- (from Greek hexēkonta sixty) + -ane

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“Hexacontane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexacontane. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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