durene

noun du·rene \ˈd(y)u̇ˌrēn\

Definition of durene

plural

-s

  1. :  a colorless crystalline hydrocarbon C6H2(CH3)4 having an odor like camphor and occurring in coal tar and in petroleum; 1,2,4,5-tetramethyl-benzene

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Origin and Etymology of durene

International Scientific Vocabulary dur- (from Latin durus hard) + -ene


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