Definition of paramylene in English:

paramylene

noun

Chemistry
historical
  • The unsaturated hydrocarbon decene, C₁₀H₂₀.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William A. Miller (1817–1870), chemist. From French paramylène from para- + amylène.

Pronunciation

paramylene

/pəˈramɪliːn/