noun ful·vene \ˈfu̇lˌvēn, ˈfəl-\

Definition of fulvene



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

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Origin and Etymology of fulvene

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

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to cast off or become cast off

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