terpinolene

noun
ter·​pin·​o·​lene | \ ˌtərˈpinᵊlˌēn \
plural -s

Definition of terpinolene

: a liquid monocyclic terpene hydrocarbon C10H16 reported in a few essential oils and obtained synthetically (as in the manufacture of terpineol); 1,4(8)-para-menthadiene

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History and Etymology for terpinolene

International Scientific Vocabulary terpinol + -ene

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“Terpinolene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terpinolene. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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