diene

noun
di·​ene | \ ˈdī-ˌēn How to pronounce diene (audio) \

Definition of diene

: a compound containing two double bonds between carbon atoms

First Known Use of diene

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diene

di- + -ene

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“Diene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diene. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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