plural -s
: a paraffin hydrocarbon C29H60
especially : the crystalline normal hydrocarbon CH3(CH2)27CH3

Word History


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

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“Nonacosane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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