indene etymology

English word indene comes from English -ene

Detailed word origin of indene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ene English (eng) (organic chemistry) An aromatic hydrocarbon based on benzene.. (organic chemistry) An unsaturated hydrocarbon having at least one double bond; an alkene.. A polymer derived from an alkene.
indene English (eng) (organic compound) The bicyclic hydrocarbon consisting of a benzene ring fused to one of cyclopentadiene.

Words with the same origin as indene

Descendants of -ene
-enyl acetylene anthranilic benz- benzene cyclobutadiene ethylene melene mesitylene mesitylol naphthalene neoprene phenylene polyphenylenevinylene polypropylene polystyrene polythene propylene pyrene styrene styrofoam terpene toluene trimesic