benzylene etymology

English word benzylene comes from English -ylene

Detailed word origin of benzylene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ylene English (eng) (organic chemistry) used to form the names of bivalent radicals.
benzylene English (eng) (organic chemistry, especially in combination) The divalent radical C6H5-CH= related to toluene.

Words with the same origin as benzylene

Descendants of -ylene
butylene methylene polypropylene propylene propylene glycol propylene oxide