endosulfan


en·do·sul·fan

noun \ˌen-də-ˈsəl-fən, -ˌfan\

Definition of ENDOSULFAN

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

Origin of ENDOSULFAN

endo- + sulf- + 3-an
First Known Use: 1961

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