÷ -apˌth-
plural -s
: a crystalline heterocyclic compound C8H6S that has an odor like that of naphthalene and is found in lignite tar

called also benzothiophene

Word History


thia- entry 1 + naphth- + -ene

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“Thianaphthene.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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