cymogene

cymogene

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

Origin:
1885–90; cym(ene) + -o- + -gene

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cymogene (ˈsaɪməˌdʒiːn)
 
n
(US) a mixture of volatile flammable hydrocarbons, mainly butane, obtained in the distillation of petroleum
 
[C19: from cymene + -gene]

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