Elaeoptene meaning

elēäptēn
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(chemistry) The more liquid or volatile portion of certain oily substances, as distinguished from stearoptene, the more solid parts.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
elaeoptene
Plural:
elaeoptenes

Origin of elaeoptene

  • Ancient Greek ἔλαιον (elaion, “olive oil”) + πτερόν (pteron, “wing”).

    From Wiktionary