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cymene


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cymene  \Cy"mene\  (s?"m?n),  n.  (Chem.) 
  A  colorless,  liquid,  combustible  hydrocarbon, 
  {CH3.C6H4.C3H7},  of  pleasant  odor,  obtained  from  oil  of 
  cumin,  oil  of  caraway,  carvacrol,  camphor,  etc.;  --  called 
  also  {paracymene},  and  formerly  {camphogen}.