bornane

noun
bor·​nane | \ ˈbȯrˌnān \
plural -s

Definition of bornane

: a crystalline saturated terpene C10H18 that may be regarded as the parent compound of borneol, camphor, and related compounds; 1,7,7-trimethyl-norbornane

called also camphane

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International Scientific Vocabulary born- (from borneol) + -ane

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“Bornane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bornane. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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