olibene etymology

English word olibene comes from English -ene, English olibanum

Detailed word origin of olibene

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. A single-atom thick two-dimensional layer of atoms.
olibanum English (eng) A gum resin from trees of the genus Boswellia, formerly used as a medicine and now mainly as incense. [from 14th c.].
olibene English (eng) An essential oil, principally a mixture of diterpenes, obtained by the distillation of olibanum.

Words with the same origin as olibene

Descendants of -ene
Crimplene abietene anilinonaphthalene azylene butylene cannabene diene ethylene graphane graphene kerosene kerosenish longifolene naphthalene naphthaleneacetic acid nonethylene oligoethylene glycol polyethylene polystyrene polythene sequoiene styrene triene triethylene