kerogen

noun ker·o·gen \ ˈker-ə-jən , ˈke-rə- \
|Updated on: 5 Jul 2018

Definition of kerogen

: bituminous material occurring in shale and yielding oil when heated

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Origin and Etymology of kerogen

Greek kēros wax + English -gen — more at cerumen


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