naphthalated

adjective
naph·​tha·​lat·​ed | \ ˈnafthəˌlātə̇d, ÷ napth- \

Definition of naphthalated

: cleaned with naphtha to preserve its strength and resiliency naphthalated wool

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History and Etymology for naphthalated

naphthalene + -ate + -ed

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“Naphthalated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/naphthalated. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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