nonadecane

noun
non·​a·​dec·​ane | \ ˌnänəˈdeˌkān \
plural -s

Definition of nonadecane

: a paraffin hydrocarbon C19H40 especially : the crystalline normal hydrocarbon CH3(CH2)17CH3

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History and Etymology for nonadecane

International Scientific Vocabulary nonadec- (from non- entry 2 + deca-) + -ane

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“Nonadecane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonadecane. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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