Definition of -ene in English:

-ene

Syllabification: -ene

suffix

  • 1Denoting an inhabitant: Nazarene
  • 2 Chemistry Forming names of unsaturated hydrocarbons containing a double bond: benzene ethylene

Origin

from Greek -ēnos.

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