rhigolene

[rig-uh-leen]

Origin of rhigolene

1865–70; < Greek rhîg(os) frost, cold + -ol2 + -ene
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rhigolene

noun
  1. a volatile liquid obtained from petroleum and used as a local anaesthetic

Word Origin for rhigolene

C19: from Greek rhigos cold; see -ole, -ene
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