Ligroin
Ligroin Lig"ro*in (l[i^]g"r[-o]*[i^]n), n. A trade name applied somewhat indefinitely to some of the volatile products obtained in refining crude petroleum. It is a complex and variable mixture of several hydrocarbons, generally boils below 170[deg] Fahr., and is more inflammable than safe kerosene. It is used as a solvent, as a carburetant for air gas, and for illumination in special lamps. [1913 Webster]

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