Meaning of NAPHTHA in English

NAPHTHA

[naph.tha] n [L, fr. Gk, of Iranian origin; akin to Per neft naphtha] (1572) 1: any of various volatile often flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures used chiefly as solvents and diluents

2: petroleum

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