fenchene

noun
fen·​chene | \ˈfenˌchēn\
plural -s

Definition of fenchene 

: any of several isomeric liquid terpenes C10H16 obtained especially by dehydration of fenchyl alcohol

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History and Etymology for fenchene

German fenchen, from fenchel fennel (from Old High German fenihhal, from Latin feniculum) + German -en -ene

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