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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An unsaturated fatty acid, C17H29COOH, considered essential to the human diet, that is an important component of natural drying oils.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An polyunsaturated fatty acid, having 18 carbon atoms and three double bonds, essential for human nutrition; it is found in linseed and other vegetable oils

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid that occurs in some plant oils; an essential fatty acid

Etymologies

Blend of linoleic acid and -ene.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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