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 for Olefiant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Olefiant \O*le"fi*ant\, a. [F. ol['e]fiant, fr.L. oleum oil +
     -ficare (in comp.). Cf. -Fy.] (Chem.)
     Forming or producing an oil; specifically, designating a
     colorless gaseous hydrocarbon called ethylene (olefiant gas).
     [Archaic]
     [1913 Webster] olefin

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