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  • noun (Chem.) A heavy, colorless liquid, CCl3.NO2, of a strong pungent odor, obtained by subjecting picric acid to the action of chlorine.

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  • noun organic chemistry A heavy, colourless, pungent liquid, CCl3.NO2, obtained by subjecting picric acid to the action of chlorine.

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chlor- +‎ picrin

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