camphene


camphene
/kam"feen, kam feen"/, n.
a colorless, crystalline, water-insoluble substance, C10H16, occurring in turpentine and many other essential oils, prepared from pinene: used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of synthetic camphor.
[1835-45; < NL camph(ora) CAMPHOR + -ENE]

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