ethyne

noun
eth·​yne | \ ˈe-ˌthīn How to pronounce ethyne (audio) , e-ˈthīn\

Definition of ethyne

First Known Use of ethyne

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ethyne

alteration of ethine, from ethyl + (-i)ne entry 2

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ethyne

noun
eth·​yne
variants: also ethine \ ˈeth-​ˌīn How to pronounce ethine (audio) , e-​ˈthīn How to pronounce ethine (audio) \

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