Meaning of LIMONENE in English

ˈliməˌnēn, ˈlīm- noun

( -s )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary limon- (as in limonin ) + -ene

: a liquid terpene hydrocarbon C 10 H 16 that has an odor like a lemon and exists in a dextrorotatory form occurring in many essential oils (as orange, lemon, or celery-seed oil), in a levorotatory form occurring especially in pine-needle oils, and in the racemic form dipentene; 1,8- para -menthadiene

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