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endosulfan

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noun en·do·sul·fan \ˌen-də-ˈsəl-fən, -ˌfan\

Definition of endosulfan

  1. :  a toxic crystalline chlorinated insecticide and acaricide C9H6Cl6O3S used especially on food crops



Origin and Etymology of endosulfan

endo- + sulf- + 3-an


First Known Use: 1961


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