-ylene

suff.

A bivalent organic radical:methylene.

Nearby words

  1. -worthy,
  2. -xion,
  3. -y,
  4. -yer,
  5. -yl,
  6. -yne,
  7. -zilla,
  8. -zoa,
  9. -zoic,
  10. -zoon
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