amylene

amylene

[am-uh-leen]
noun Chemistry.
any of five unsaturated isomeric hydrocarbons having the formula C 5 H 10 .

Origin:
1855–60; amyl + -ene

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amylene (ˈæmɪˌliːn)
 
n
another name (no longer in technical usage) for pentene

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