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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ligroin A trade name applied somewhat indefinitely to some of the volatile products obtained in refining crude petroleum. It is a complex and variable mixture of several hydrocarbons, generally boils below 170° Fahr., and is more inflammable than safe kerosene. It is used as a solvent, as a carburetant for air gas, and for illumination in special lamps.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ligroin That part of petroleum which has a boiling-point between 90° and 120° C.
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