Definition of cadinene
: an oily hydrocarbon C15H24 of the sesquiterpene class found as the chief constituent in cade oil and in many essential oils
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Origin and Etymology of cadinene
International Scientific Vocabulary cadin- (from New Latin cadinus of cade, from French cade + Latin -inus -ine) + -ene
First Known Use: 1892See Words from the same year
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