Definition of propenenitrile in English:

propenenitrile

(also propenitrile, propenonitrile)

noun

Chemistry
  • Acrylonitrile.

Origin

1960s. In some forms from propene + nitrile; the form propenitrile shows elision of the medial syllable.

Pronunciation

propenenitrile

/ˌprəʊpiːnˈnʌɪtrʌɪl/