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ferrocene

noun fer·ro·cene \ˈfer-ō-ˌsēn\

Definition of FERROCENE

:  a crystalline stable organometallic coordination compound (C5H5)2Fe; also :  an analogous compound with a heavy metal (as chromium)

Origin of FERROCENE

ferro- + cycl- + -ene
First Known Use: 1952

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