allenic

adjective

al·​len·​ic
aˈlēnik,
əˈ-,
-en-
: relating to or derived from allene : like allene especially in having two double bonds in adjacent positions
allenic alkadienes
often distinguished from conjugated

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of allenic was in 1915

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“Allenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allenic. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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