hexacosane

noun hex·a·co·sane \ˌheksəˈkōˌsān\

Definition of hexacosane

plural

-s

  1. :  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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