|—n combining form|
|(in chemistry) indicating an unsaturated compound containing double bonds: benzene; ethylene|
|[from Greek -ēnē, feminine patronymic suffix]|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
An unsaturated organic compound, especially one containing a double bond between carbon atoms: ethylene.
A suffix used to form the names of hydrocarbons having one or more double bonds, such as benzene.