Polyene meaning

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An organic compound containing many double bonds.
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An unsaturated compound containing more than two double bonds.
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An organic compound containing at least four carbon atoms and at least two double bonds. Numerous naturally occurring plant pigments, such as carotenes, are polyenes.
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(chemistry) An organic compound containing several double bonds, especially one containing a sequence of many alternating single and double bonds.
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