humulene

noun
hu·​mu·​lene | \ˈhyümyəˌlēn\
plural -s

Definition of humulene 

: a liquid sesquiterpene C15H24 in hop oil and clove oil

called also alpha-caryophyllene

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History and Etymology for humulene

International Scientific Vocabulary humul- (from New Latin Humulus) + -ene

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