carbonaceous

[ kahr-buh-ney-shuhs ]
/ ˌkɑr bəˈneɪ ʃəs /

adjective

of, like, or containing carbon.

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Origin of carbonaceous

First recorded in 1785–95; carbon + -aceous

OTHER WORDS FROM carbonaceous

sub·car·bo·na·ceous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for carbonaceous

carbonaceous
/ (ˌkɑːbəˈneɪʃəs) /

adjective

of, resembling, or containing carbon
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