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aldrin

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noun al·drin \ˈȯl-drən, ˈal-\

Definition of aldrin

  1. :  a very poisonous formerly used cyclodiene insecticide C12H8Cl6



Origin of aldrin

Kurt Alder †1958 German chemist + English 1-in


First Known Use: 1949


Aldrin

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biographical name Al·drin \ˈȯl-drən\

Definition of Aldrin

  1. Buzz 1930–     originally Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr. Am. astronaut




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aldrin

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noun al·drin \ˈȯl-drən, ˈal-\

Medical Definition of aldrin

  1. :  an exceedingly poisonous cyclodiene insecticide C12H8Cl6



Biographical Note for aldrin

K. Alder, —see dieldrin


Learn More about aldrin

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "aldrin" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "aldrin"


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