chlorobenzene


chlo·ro·ben·zene

noun \ˌklr-ō-ˈben-ˌzēn, -ben-ˈ\

Definition of CHLOROBENZENE

:  a colorless flammable volatile toxic liquid C6H5Cl used in organic synthesis (as of DDT) and as a solvent

Origin of CHLOROBENZENE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1889

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