triene


triene

triene [trahy-een] Word Origin noun Chemistry.

  1. any compound containing three double bonds.

Origin of triene First recorded in 1925–30; tri- + -ene Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for triene triene noun

  1. a chemical compound containing three double bonds

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