noun suffix
-yl·​i·​dyne | \ ˈīləˌdīn, ə̇l-\
plural -s

Definition of -ylidyne

: trivalent radical derived especially from a saturated hydrocarbon by removal of three hydrogen atoms from the same carbon atom ethylidyne CH3C≡ —in the system adopted by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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History and Etymology for -ylidyne

International Scientific Vocabulary -yl + -idyne

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