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benzine (n.)

original name of benzene (q.v.). By 1864 as the name of a different substance, a colorless liquid obtained from the distillation of petroleum.

updated on May 20, 2017

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Definitions of benzine from WordNet

benzine (n.)
a colorless liquid hydrocarbon; highly flammable; carcinogenic; the simplest of the aromatic compounds;
Synonyms: benzene / benzol
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.