A colorless hydrocarbon, C16H10, obtained from coal tar. Its structure consists of the fusion of four benzene rings.
Py"rene (?), n. [Gr. fire.] Chem.
One of the less volatile hydrocarbons of coal tar, obtained as a white crystalline substance, C16H10.
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Py"rene, n. Bot.
Same as Pyrena.
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