Meaning of NAPHTHALENE in English

NAPHTHALENE

[naph.tha.lene] n [alter. of earlier naphthaline, irreg. fr. naphtha] (1821): a crystalline aromatic hydrocarbon usu. obtained by distillation of coal tar and used esp. in organic synthesis

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