thianaphthene

noun thia·naph·thene \ ¦thīə¦nafˌthēn , ÷ -apˌth- \

Definition of thianaphthene

plural -s
: a crystalline heterocyclic compound C8H6S that has an odor like that of naphthalene and is found in lignite tar called also benzothiophene

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Origin and Etymology of thianaphthene

thia- + naphth- + -ene


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