menthane

noun
men·thane | \ˈmenˌthān\
plural -s

Definition of menthane 

: any of three isomeric liquid saturated cyclic hydrocarbons C10H20 that are hexahydro derivatives of the cymenes especially : the para isomer that is the parent compound of many terpenoids (as carvone, menthol, terpineol) — compare structural formula

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History and Etymology for menthane

International Scientific Vocabulary menth- + -ane

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