fulvene

noun
ful·​vene | \ ˈfu̇lˌvēn, ˈfəl- \
plural -s

Definition of fulvene

: an unstable yellow hydrocarbon C6H6 that is a methylene derivative of cyclopentadiene also : any of a series of its derivatives

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History and Etymology for fulvene

German fulven, from Latin fulvus tawny + German -en -ene

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“Fulvene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fulvene. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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