Definition of conylene in US English:

conylene

noun

Chemistry
rare, historical
  • A liquid hydrocarbon, perhaps a mixture of octadienes, prepared from coniine and conhydrine and said to have the formula C₈H₁₄.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German Conylen, with alteration of the ending after -ene.

Pronunciation

conylene

/ˈkɒnɪliːn/