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A peculiar hydrocarbon fraction occuring as an ingredient of some crude petroleums, mostly mixtures of derivatives of the five- and six-membered saturated cyclic alkanes, cyclopentane and cyclohexane, having the general formula CnH2n.
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Any cycloalkane (or alkyl derivative).
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a peculiar hydrocarbon occuring as an ingredient of Caucasian petroleum
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