hexacosane

noun hex·a·co·sane \ ˌheksəˈkōˌsān \

Definition of hexacosane

plural -s
:a solid paraffin hydrocarbon C26H54; especially :the normal hydrocarbon CH3(CH2)24CH3

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Origin and Etymology of hexacosane

International Scientific Vocabulary hexacos- (from hexa- + -cos- —from eicosa-) + -ane


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