noun ab·i·e·tene \-ˌtēn\

Definition of abietene



  1. :  the hydrocarbon mixture, chiefly C19H30 with two double bonds in the molecule, that results from heating resin acids

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Origin and Etymology of abietene

abiet(ic acid) + -ene

First Known Use: 1872

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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