- any open-chain hydrocarbon containing one double bond: propylene
- any of certain other unsaturated compounds containing one or more double bonds: benzene, pinene
- any of certain commercial products
Origin of -eneafter Classical Latin -enus, Classical Greek -enos, adjective suffix
An unsaturated organic compound, especially one containing a double bond between carbon atoms: ethylene.
Origin of -eneFrom Greek -&emacron;n&emacron;, feminine adj. suff.