tributyltin


tri·bu·tyl·tin

noun \trī-ˈbyü-təl-tən\

Definition of TRIBUTYLTIN

:  an organic compound of tin used as a biocide especially in marine antifouling paints

Origin of TRIBUTYLTIN

tri- + butyl + 1tin
First Known Use: 1962

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