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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A highly toxic crystalline solid, C9H6Cl6O3S, used as an insecticide and wood preservative.

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  • noun chemistry a toxic chlorinated polycyclic insecticide used to control mites

Etymologies

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

[endo– + sulf(o)– + –an.]

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