Dictionary

endrin

endrin

noun en·drin \ˈen-drən\

Definition of ENDRIN

:  a toxic chlorinated compound C12H8Cl6O that is a stereoisomer of dieldrin used especially formerly as an insecticide

Origin of ENDRIN

end- + dieldrin
First Known Use: 1952

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: end ringPrevious Word in the Dictionary: end rhymeAll Words Near: endrin
March 06, 2015
eolian Hear it
Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears