n.1.(Chem.) A white, crystalline hydrocarbon, regarded as a polymeric variety of ethylene, obtained in heavy oil of wine, the residue left after making ether; - formerly called also concrete oil of wine.
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In 1828, Dumas and Boullay stated that "ethylene" was a radical and called it Etherin. They also identified some of its addition products.