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[muhs-kohn] /ˈmʌs koʊn/

noun, Chemistry.
an oily, very slightly water-soluble, large cyclic ketone containing a 15-membered ring, C 1 6 H 3 0 O, obtained from musk: used in the perfume industry.


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