paraffinic

[ par-uh-fin-ik ]
/ ˌpær əˈfɪn ɪk /

adjective

of, noting, or characteristic of paraffin wax or a paraffin hydrocarbon.

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Origin of paraffinic

First recorded in 1890–95; paraffin + -ic
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