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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n limonene a liquid terpene with a lemon odor; found in lemons and oranges and other essential oils
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n limonene A general term applied to certain terpenes, C10H16. The dextrorotatory derivative is also called hesperidene, carvene, and citrene. The inactive compound is termed dipentene, cajuputene, cinene, diisoprene, isoterebentene, etc.
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In literature:

Among the constituents of this oil are: linalyl acetate, limonene, dipentene, linalol, and bergaptene.
"The Handbook of Soap Manufacture" by W. H. Simmons

In news:

Limonene makes up about 95 percent of the oil in an orange peel.