Abietene
Abietene Ab"i*e*tene, n. [L. abies, abietis, a fir tree.] A volatile oil distilled from the resin or balsam of the nut pine ({Pinus sabiniana}) of California. [1913 Webster]

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  • abietene — noun A volatile oil distilled from the resin or balsam of the nut pine (Pinus sabiniana) of California …   Wiktionary

  • abietene — ab·i·e·tene …   English syllables

  • abietene — ˌtēn noun ( s) Etymology: abietic + ene : the hydrocarbon mixture, chiefly C19H30 with two double bonds in the molecule, that results from heating resin acids …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pinus sabiniana — Abietene Ab i*e*tene, n. [L. abies, abietis, a fir tree.] A volatile oil distilled from the resin or balsam of the nut pine ({Pinus sabiniana}) of California. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abietin — Ab i*e*tin, Abietine Ab i*e*tine, n. [See {Abietene}.] (Chem.) A resinous obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol (especially at the boiling point), in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abietine — Abietin Ab i*e*tin, Abietine Ab i*e*tine, n. [See {Abietene}.] (Chem.) A resinous obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. It is without taste or smell, is insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol (especially at the boiling point),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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