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noun 
  1. a petroleum based thin and colorless fuel oil, (kerosine in US English.)
  1. (chemistry) any member of the alkane hydrocarbons
  2. paraffin wax
Etymology: paraffinum from parum (too little) + affinis (related, affinity). Therefore low affinity or being chemically neutral


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