Meaning of menthene in English:

menthene

Pronunciation /ˈmɛnθiːn/

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a number of isomeric monounsaturated cyclic liquid hydrocarbons, C₁₀ H₁₈, formally derived from menthane (terpane) by the loss of two hydrogen atoms.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From French menthène from menthe mint (from classical Latin mentha) + -ène.