variants or less commonly ten-eighty
: a poisonous preparation of sodium fluoroacetate used as a rodenticide and pesticide

Word History


from its laboratory serial number

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of 1080 was in 1945

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Cite this Entry

“1080.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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