multicarbon

adjective
mul·​ti·​car·​bon | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈkär-bən How to pronounce multicarbon (audio) , -ˌtī-\

Definition of multicarbon

of a molecule
: having more than one carbon atom a multicarbon compound

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1967, in the meaning defined above

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