mesitylene etymology

English word mesitylene comes from English -ene

Detailed word origin of mesitylene

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.
mesitylene English (eng) (organic compound) The aromatic hydrocarbon 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene that is present in coal tar and crude oil; it has some use as a solvent.

Words with the same origin as mesitylene

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