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pyroxylin

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Noun
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py=rox=y=lin

CIDE DICTIONARY

pyroxylinn. 
     A substance resembling gun cotton in composition and properties, but distinct in that it is more highly nitrified and is soluble in alcohol, ether, etc.; -- called also pyroxyle.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pyroxylin, n. a form of nitrocellulose, soluble in ether and alcohol, used as a basis for lacquers, artificial leather, etc.

Etymology
F pyroxyline (as PYRO-, Gk xulon wood)

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