browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
eupion


eupion


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eupione  \Eu"pi*one\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  very  fat;  ?  well  +  ?  fat.] 
  (Chem.) 
  A  limpid,  oily  liquid  obtained  by  the  destructive 
  distillation  of  various  vegetable  and  animal  substances;  -- 
  specifically,  an  oil  consisting  largely  of  the  higher 
  hydrocarbons  of  the  paraffin  series.  [Written  also  {eupion}.]