limonene(redirected from Dipentene)
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A liquid terpenoid, C10H16, with a characteristic lemonlike fragrance, used as a solvent, wetting agent, and dispersing agent and in the manufacture of resins.
[French limonène, from limon, lemon (obsolete), from Old French; see lemon.]
(Elements & Compounds) a liquid optically active terpene with a lemon-like odour, found in lemon, orange, peppermint, and other essential oils and used as a wetting agent and in the manufacture of resins. Formula: C10H16
[C19: from New Latin limonum lemon]