al·​len·​ic | \ aˈlēnik, əˈ-, -en- \

Definition of allenic

: relating to or derived from allene : like allene especially in having two double bonds in adjacent positions allenic alkadienes often distinguished from conjugated

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First Known Use of allenic

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Allenic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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