picene

noun \ˈpīˌsēn\

Definition of picene

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of picene

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


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Picene

adjective Pi·cene \ˈpīˌsēn\

Definition of Picene

  1. :  picenian

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Origin and Etymology of picene

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


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Picene

noun \"\

Definition of Picene

plural

-s

  1. :  a native or inhabitant of ancient Picenum

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