plural -s
: a crystalline aromatic tricyclic hydrocarbon (CH3)2C14H8 obtained by dehydrogenation of various bicyclic or tricyclic diterpenes and by synthesis; 1,7-dimethyl-phenanthrene

Word History


pimaric (in pimaric acid) + -anthrene

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“Pimanthrene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pimanthrene. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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