"parkesine" Definition

  1. n. A compound, originally made from gun cotton and castor oil, but later from different materials, and used as a substitute for vulcanized India rubber and for ivory; -- called also xylotile.

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Position in dictionary: 71285 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "parkesine": 1
Words that end with "parkesine": 1
Words that contain "parkesine": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of parkesine

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