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|Noun||1.||aliphatic compound - organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative|
acetylene, alkyne, ethyne - a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis
alicyclic compound - an aliphatic compound that contains a ring of atoms
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical