cerotic alcohol
Cerotin Cer"o*tin, n. [See {Cerotene}.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C27H55.OH}, obtained from Chinese wax, and regarded as an alcohol of the paraffin series; -- called also {cerotic alcohol}, {ceryl alcohol}. [1913 Webster]

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  • ceryl alcohol — Cerotin Cer o*tin, n. [See {Cerotene}.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C27H55.OH}, obtained from Chinese wax, and regarded as an alcohol of the paraffin series; called also {cerotic alcohol}, {ceryl alcohol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C27H55OH — Cerotin Cer o*tin, n. [See {Cerotene}.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C27H55.OH}, obtained from Chinese wax, and regarded as an alcohol of the paraffin series; called also {cerotic alcohol}, {ceryl alcohol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerotin — Cer o*tin, n. [See {Cerotene}.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, {C27H55.OH}, obtained from Chinese wax, and regarded as an alcohol of the paraffin series; called also {cerotic alcohol}, {ceryl alcohol}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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