sequoiene etymology

English word sequoiene comes from English -ene, English sequoia

Detailed word origin of sequoiene

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.
sequoia English (eng) Sequoia sempervirens, a coniferous evergreen tree, the only living species of the genus Sequoia.. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a coniferous evergreen tree formerly in the genus Sequoia, now placed in Sequoiadendron.
sequoiene English (eng) (organic compound) A hydrocarbon (C13H10) obtained from the needles of the Sequoia gigantea.

Words with the same origin as sequoiene

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