Definition of abietene in English:

abietene

Pronunciation /ˈabɪətiːn/

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a group of unsaturated terpenoid hydrocarbons structurally related to abietic acid.

    The abietenes have structures based on a tricyclic skeleton with the formula C₁₉H₃₀.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin abiet-, abiēs fir tree + -ene.