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chlordane

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noun chlor·dane \ˈklȯr-ˌdān\

Definition of chlordane

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



Origin of chlordane

chlor- + indane (C9H10)


First Known Use: 1947


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chlordane

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noun chlor·dane \ˈklȯ(ə)r-ˌdān\

Medical Definition of chlordane

  1. :  a viscous, volatile, liquid insecticide C10H6Cl8 formerly used in the U.S.



Variants of chlordane

also chlordan \-ˌdan\play

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