Pyrene



[pahy-reen, pahy-reen] /ˈpaɪ rin, paɪˈrin/

noun, Botany.
1.
a putamen or stone, especially when there are several in a single fruit; a nutlet.
[pahy-reen] /ˈpaɪ rin/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a polycyclic, aromatic crystalline hydrocarbon, C 1 6 H 1 0 , consisting of four fused benzene rings, found in coal tar and believed to be carcinogenic.
/ˈpaɪriːn/
noun
1.
a solid polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon extracted from coal tar. Formula: C16H10
/ˈpaɪriːn/
noun
1.
(botany) any of several small hard stones that occur in a single fruit and contain a single seed each

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