arene

noun
ar·ene | \ ˈa-ˌrēn , ˈer-ˌēn \

Definition of arene 

: an aromatic hydrocarbon (such as benzene or naphthalene)

First Known Use of arene

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arene

aromatic + -ene

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