from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various hydrocarbon pesticides, such as DDT, that contain chlorine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of very many chlorine substituted organic compounds, many of which are insecticides etc.
- adj. (of an organic compound) containing chlorine
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