noun tet·ra·co·sane \ˈte‧trəkəˌsān\

Definition of tetracosane



  1. :  a solid paraffin hydrocarbon C24H50; especially :  the normal hydrocarbon CH3(CH2)22CH3 obtained from coal tar

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Origin and Etymology of tetracosane

tetra- + eicosane

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