pentadecane

noun pen·ta·dec·ane \ ¦pentə¦deˌkān \

Definition of pentadecane

plural -s
:any of numerous paraffin hydrocarbons C15H32 one of which has been obtained from petroleum; especially :the oily liquid normal hydrocarbon CH3(CH2)13CH3

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Origin and Etymology of pentadecane

International Scientific Vocabulary pentadeca- + -ane


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