arene

noun
ar·​ene | \ ˈa-ˌrēn How to pronounce arene (audio) , 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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“Arene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arene. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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