naphthene

noun
naph·​thene | \ ˈnaf-ˌthēn How to pronounce naphthene (audio) , nonstandard ˈnap- How to pronounce naphthene (audio) \

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naphthenic \ ˌnaf-​ˈthē-​nik How to pronounce naphthene (audio) , nonstandard  ˌnap-​ , -​ˈthe-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of naphthene

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Naphthene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/naphthene. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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