\tˈɜːpiːn], \tˈɜːpiːn], \t_ˈɜː_p_iː_n]\
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By Noah Webster.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
Any one of a series of hydrocarbons derived from that having the composition C10H16, and occurring very widely in the vegetable kingdom. They are found in all volatile oils except oil of rose, and often form the chief ingredient. They include the pinenes (australene, eucalyptene, and terebentene), the camphenes (terecamphene, borneo-camphene, and inactive camphene), the limonene group (hesperidene, carvene, citrene, isoterpene, inactive limonene, cajeputene, cinene, diisoprene, isoterebentene, and caoutchene), terpinolene, silvestrene, terpinene, and phellandrene.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe