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pyroxylin

py·rox·y·lin (py·rox·y·line)

pyroxylin (pyroxyline)

pronunciation:
paI rak s lihn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a highly flammable nitrocellulose used in the manufacture of artificial silk, plastics, lacquer, and the like.
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The word pyroxylin contains the following part:
pyr, pyro Greek root that means fire, heat, fever