di·​ene ˈdī-ˌēn How to pronounce diene (audio)
: a compound containing two double bonds between carbon atoms

Word History


di- + -ene

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of diene was in 1917

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“Diene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diene. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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