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

  • n. A colorless contact insecticide, C14H9Cl5, toxic to humans and animals when swallowed or absorbed through the skin. It has been banned in the United States for most uses since 1972.

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  • n. Abbreviation of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane; an insecticide.
  • n. a move where a wrestler puts another wrestler into a standing front face lock and then falls backwards, driving the recipient's head into the floor.

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

  • n. an insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans; banned in the United States since 1972

Etymologies

d(ichloro)d(iphenyl)t(richloroethane).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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