cycloolefin

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noun cy·clo·ole·fin \ˌsī-klō-ˈō-lə-fən\

Definition of cycloolefin

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

cycloolefinic

play \ˌsī-klō-ˌō-lə-ˈfi-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of cycloolefin

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1929


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