/suy"meen/, n.
a colorless, pleasant-smelling benzene derivative, C10H14, occurring in the volatile oil of the common cumin, Cuminum cyminum, and existing in three forms, the ortho, meta, and para isomers. Cf. para-cymene.
[1860-65; < Gk kým(inon) CUMIN + -ENE]

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