noun fen·chene \ˈfenˌchēn\

Definition of fenchene



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

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Origin and Etymology of fenchene

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

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