plural -s
: a liquid tricyclic sesquiterpene C15H24 occurring in various turpentines (as from Pinus longifolia, P. ponderosa, or P. torreyana)

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary longifol- (from New Latin longifolia —specific epithet of Pinus longifolia —from longi- + -folia, from Latin folium leaf) + -ene

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“Longifolene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longifolene. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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