nonacosane

noun non·a·co·sane \ˌnänəˈkōˌsān\

Definition of nonacosane

plural

-s

  1. :  a paraffin hydrocarbon C29H60; especially :  the crystalline normal hydrocarbon CH3(CH2)27CH3

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Origin and Etymology of nonacosane

International Scientific Vocabulary nonacos- (from 2non- + -cos- —from eicosa-) + -ane


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