Definition of pentadecyne in English:

pentadecyne

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a series of alkynes having the formula C₁₅H₂₈.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From penta- + deca- + -yne.

Pronunciation

pentadecyne

/ˌpɛntəˈdɛsʌɪn/