Meaning of NAPHTHA in English

NAPHTHA

noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek, of Iranian origin; akin to Persian neft ~ Date: 1543 any of various volatile often flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures used chiefly as solvents and diluents, petroleum

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