Definition of pyrenic in English:

pyrenic

adjective

Chemistry
  • Relating to or derived from the hydrocarbon pyrene; having the tetracyclic structure of pyrene.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From pyrene + -ic. In pyrenic acid after German Pyrensäure.

Pronunciation

pyrenic

/pʌɪˈrɛnɪk//pʌɪˈriːnɪk/