eupione

Eupione

Eu"pi*one\, n. [Gr. ? very fat; ? well + ? fat.] (Chem.) A limpid, oily liquid obtained by the destructive distillation of various vegetable and animal substances; -- specifically, an oil consisting largely of the higher hydrocarbons of the paraffin series. [Written also eupion.]
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