alkyne

noun
al·​kyne | \ ˈal-ˌkīn How to pronounce alkyne (audio) \

Definition of alkyne

: any of a series of open-chain hydrocarbons CnH2n−2(such as acetylene) having one triple bond

First Known Use of alkyne

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alkyne

alkyl + -yne, alteration of -ine

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