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elaeoptene

[el-ee-op-teen]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. eleoptene.
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eleoptene

or el·ae·op·tene

[el-ee-op-teen]
noun Chemistry.
  1. the liquid part of a volatile oil (opposed to stearoptene).
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Origin of eleoptene

< Greek élaio(n) oil + ptēn(ós) winged (akin to pétesthai to fly); see -ene
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British Dictionary definitions for elaeoptene

elaeoptene

noun
  1. a variant spelling of eleoptene
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eleoptene

elaeoptene

noun
  1. the liquid part of a volatile oil
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Word Origin

C20: from Greek elaion oil + ptēnos having wings, volatile; related to Greek petesthai to fly
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