noun lig·ro·in \ˈligrəwə̇n\
variants: less commonly



Definition of ligroin



  1. :  any of several petroleum naphtha fractions boiling usually in the range 20° to 135° C that commonly have a specified boiling range whether narrow (as for petroleum pentane or petroleum hexane) or wide (as 40° to 75° C) and that are used chiefly as solvents

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Origin and Etymology of ligroin

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to cast off or become cast off

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