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Pronunciation of Naphthalene: Learn how to pronounce Naphthalene in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word naphthalene:

noun
[mass noun] Chemistry
a volatile white crystalline compound produced by the distillation of coal tar, used in mothballs and as a raw material for chemical manufacture.
A bicyclic aromatic hydrocarbon; chemical formula: C10H8
Derivatives

naphthalic

Pronunciation: /-ˈθalɪk/ adjective
Origin:

early 19th century: from naphtha + -ene, with the insertion of -l- for ease of pronunciation