ocimene

noun
oc·​i·​mene | \ˈäsəˌmēn\
plural -s

Definition of ocimene 

: an acyclic terpene hydrocarbon C10H16 that occurs in several essential oils (as basil oil) and that resinifies readily in air and isomerizes on heating

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History and Etymology for ocimene

International Scientific Vocabulary ocim- (from New Latin Ocimum) + -ene

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