rhigolene

noun

rhig·​o·​lene
ˈrigəˌlēn,
-lə̇n
plural -s
: a petroleum product intermediate between cymogene and gasoline containing chiefly pentanes and used formerly in medicine as a local anesthetic

Word History

Etymology

Greek rhigos cold + English -ol + -ene

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“Rhigolene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhigolene. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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