chlordane


chlor·dane

noun \ˈklr-ˌdān\

Definition of CHLORDANE

:  a viscous volatile toxic liquid insecticide C10H6Cl8 formerly used in the United States

Origin of CHLORDANE

chlor- + indane (C9H10)
First Known Use: 1947

chlor·dane

noun \ˈkl(ə)r-ˌdān\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHLORDANE

: a highly chlorinated viscous volatile liquid insecticide C10H6Cl8

Variants of CHLORDANE

chlor·dane also chlor·dan \-ˌdan\

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