cam phene

camphene

[kam-feen, kam-feen]
noun
a colorless, crystalline, water-insoluble substance, C 10 H 16 , occurring in turpentine and many other essential oils, prepared from pinene: used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of synthetic camphor.

Origin:
1835–45; < Neo-Latin camph(ora) camphor + -ene

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camphene (ˈkæmfiːn)
 
n
a colourless crystalline insoluble optically active terpene derived from pinene and present in many essential oils. Formula: C10H16
 
[C19: from camph(or) + -ene]

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