a heterocyclic, colorless liquid, CHS, resembling benzene and found in coal tar
Origin of thiophenethio- + obsolete phene, benzene from French phène: see phen-
A colorless liquid, C4H4S, containing an aromatic ring composed of a sulfur atom and four carbon atoms, used as a solvent and in organic synthesis.
Origin of thiophenethio- ph(eno)- -ene
thio- +"Ž phene ("benzene")