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Sterno

[stur-noh] /ˈstɜr noʊ/
1.
Trademark. flammable hydrocarbon jelly packaged in a small can for use as a portable heat source for cooking.
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Sterno

n.

U.S. proprietary name for solidified alcohol used as fuel for cooking stoves, 1915, by S. Sternau & Co., New York, New York.

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