carvene

noun
car·​vene | \ ˈkärˌvēn \
plural -s

Definition of carvene

: dextrorotatory limonene

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History and Etymology for carvene

probably from French carvène, from carvi caraway (from Arabic karawyā) + -ène -ene

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“Carvene.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carvene. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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