-ene

-ene [ēn]
[after L -enus, Gr -enos, adj. suffix] Chem. suffix forming nounsChem. suffix
1. any open-chain hydrocarbon containing one double bond [propylene]
2. any of certain other unsaturated compounds containing one or more double bonds [benzene, pinene]
3. any of certain commercial products

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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