dicyclopentadiene

noun
di·​cyclopentadiene | \ (¦)dī+ \

Definition of dicyclopentadiene

: a liquid tricyclic hydrocarbon C10H12 formed from cyclopentadiene on standing and yielding cyclopentadiene on boiling

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First Known Use of dicyclopentadiene

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dicyclopentadiene

di- + cycl- + pentadiene

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“Dicyclopentadiene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dicyclopentadiene. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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