Camphene meaning

kămfēn
A colorless crystalline terpene, C10 H16 , occurring naturally in numerous essential oils and used in the manufacture of synthetic camphor and insecticides.
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A toxic, colorless, crystalline terpene, C10H16, prepared synthetically from pinene and used like camphor.
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(chemistry) Bicyclic monoterpene, a minor constituent of many essential oils.
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Origin of camphene

  • camph(or) –ene

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition