naphthene

noun naph·thene \ ˈnaf-ˌthēn , nonstandard ˈnap- \

Definition of naphthene

naphthenic

play \ˌnaf-ˈthē-nik, nonstandard ˌnap-, -ˈthe-\ adjective

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1884

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