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cymogene

[ sahy-muh-jeen ]
/ ˈsaɪ məˌdʒin /
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noun Chemistry.
a volatile, flammable petroleum distillate containing a large percentage of butane.
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Origin of cymogene

First recorded in 1885–90; cym(ene) + -o- + -gene
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British Dictionary definitions for cymogene

cymogene
/ (ˈsaɪməˌdʒiːn) /

noun
US a mixture of volatile flammable hydrocarbons, mainly butane, obtained in the distillation of petroleum

Word Origin for cymogene

C19: from cymene + -gene
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