hexatriacontane

noun

hex·​a·​tri·​a·​con·​tane
ˌheksəˌtrīəˈkän‧ˌtān
: a solid paraffin hydrocarbon C36H74
especially : the normal hydrocarbon CH3(CH2)34CH3

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary hexatriacont- (from hexa- + triacont- —from Greek triakonta thirty) + -ane

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“Hexatriacontane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexatriacontane. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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