aldrin


al·drin

noun \ˈl-drən, ˈal-\

Definition of ALDRIN

:  a very poisonous formerly used cyclodiene insecticide C12H8Cl6

Origin of ALDRIN

Kurt Alder †1958 German chemist + English 1-in
First Known Use: 1949

Al·drin

biographical name \ˈl-drən\

Definition of ALDRIN

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

al·drin

noun \ˈl-drən, ˈal-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALDRIN

: an exceedingly poisonous cyclodiene insecticide C12H8Cl6

Biographical Note for ALDRIN

K. Alder —see dieldrin

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