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allethrin

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noun al·le·thrin \ˈa-lə-thrən\

Definition of allethrin

  1. :  a light yellow viscous oily synthetic pyrethroid insecticide C19H26O3 used especially in household aerosols



Origin and Etymology of allethrin

allyl + pyrethrin


First Known Use: 1950


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allethrin

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noun al·le·thrin \ˈal-ə-thrən\

Medical Definition of allethrin

  1. :  a light yellow viscous oily synthetic insecticide C19H26O3 used especially in household aerosols




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