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naphthalene

naph·tha·lene (naph·tha·line [or] naph·tha·lin)

naphthalene (naphthaline [or] naphthalin)

 
pronunciation:
naef th lin [or] naep th lin
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part of speech: noun
definition: a white, crystalline hydrocarbon compound obtained from coal tar or petroleum and used in making moth repellents, dyes, solvents, and other products.
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derivations: naphthalenic (adj.), naphthalic (adj.)