cycloolefin

noun
cy·​clo·​ole·​fin | \ ˌsī-klō-ˈō-lə-fən How to pronounce cycloolefin (audio) \

Definition of cycloolefin

: a hydrocarbon containing a ring having one or more double bonds

Other Words from cycloolefin

cycloolefinic \ ˌsī-​klō-​ˌō-​lə-​ˈfi-​nik How to pronounce cycloolefinic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of cycloolefin

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Cycloolefin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cycloolefin. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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