Paraffin

Paraffin, name given by Baron Reichenbach to a transparent crystalline substance obtained by distillation from wood, bituminous coal, shale, &c., and so called because it resists the action of the strongest acids and alkalies.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Paracelsus * Paraguay
Papinianus, Æmilius
Papirius
Pappenheim, Count von
Pappus of Alexandria
Papuans
Papy`rus
Pará
Parable
Parabola
Paracelsus
Paraffin
Paraguay
Paraguay River
Paraklete
Parallax
Paramar`ibo
Paramo
Paraná River
Parcæ
Parchment
Parcs-aux-Cerfs