follow Dictionary.com

Submit your word to be a Word of the Day!

para-cymene

[par-uh-sahy-meen] /ˌpær əˈsaɪ min/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless liquid, C 1 0 H 1 4 , derived from benzene, found in various essential oils, and obtained as a by-product of papermaking.
Compare cymene.
Origin
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for para-cymene

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for para

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends