adamantane

\\ˌadəˈmanˌtān\ noun (-s)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary adamant (I) + -ane; probably originally formed as German adamantan
: a crystalline high-melting hydrocarbon C10H16 having the carbon atoms of its skeleton in the same tricyclic pattern found in the space lattice of the diamond; symmetrical tricyclo-decane

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