hemimellitene

noun hemi·mel·li·tene \-ˈmeləˌtēn\

Definition of hemimellitene

plural

-s

  1. :  a liquid hydrocarbon C6H3(CH3)3 obtained from coal tar and petroleum; 1,2,3-trimethylbenzene

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Origin and Etymology of hemimellitene

International Scientific Vocabulary 1hemi- + mellite + -ene


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