"pittacal" Definition

  1. n. A dark blue substance obtained from wood tar. It consists of hydrocarbons which when oxidized form the orange-yellow eupittonic compounds, the salts of which are dark blue.

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Position in dictionary: 74803 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "pittacal": 1
Words that end with "pittacal": 1
Words that contain "pittacal": 1
Next words in dictionary: pittance, pitted, pitter, pitting, pittle-pattle
Previous words in dictionary: pitta, pitpat, pitpan, pitot's tube, pitmen

English Dictionary Definition of pittacal

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