1080

noun
\ (ˌ)ten-ˈā-tē How to pronounce 1080 (audio) \
variants: or less commonly ten-eighty

Definition of 1080

: a poisonous preparation of sodium fluoroacetate used as a rodenticide and pesticide

First Known Use of 1080

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 1080

from its laboratory serial number

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“1080.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/1080. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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