cyclooctatetraene

cyclooctatetraene

[sahy-kloh-ok-tuh-te-truh-een]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless, flammable liquid cyclic hydrocarbon, C 8 H 8 , used in organic research.

Origin:
cyclo- + octa- + tetra- + -ene

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