allethrin


al·le·thrin

noun \ˈa-lə-thrən\

Definition of ALLETHRIN

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

Origin of ALLETHRIN

allyl + pyrethrin
First Known Use: 1950

al·le·thrin

noun \ˈal-ə-thrən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALLETHRIN

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

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