picene

noun (1)
\ ˈpīˌsēn \
plural -s

Definition of picene

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: a fluorescent crystalline hydrocarbon C22H14 obtained from the pitchy residue of petroleum or lignite tar; benzo-chrysene

Picene

adjective
Pi·​cene | \ ˈpīˌsēn \

Definition of Picene (Entry 2 of 3)

: picenian

Picene

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of Picene (Entry 3 of 3)

: a native or inhabitant of ancient Picenum

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History and Etymology for picene

Noun (1)

International Scientific Vocabulary pic- (from Latin pic-, pix pitch) + -ene

Adjective

Latin picenus of Picenum, from Picenum, ancient Roman province in eastern central Italy

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“Picene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picene. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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