DBCP

noun
\ ˌdē-(ˌ)bē-(ˌ)sē-ˈpē How to pronounce DBCP (audio) \

Definition of DBCP

: a compound C3H5Br2Cl used especially formerly as an agricultural pesticide that is a suspected carcinogen and cause of sterility in human males

First Known Use of DBCP

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for DBCP

di- + brom- + chlor- + propane

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“DBCP.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/DBCP. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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DBCP

noun
\ ˌdē-(ˌ)bē-(ˌ)sē-ˈpē How to pronounce DBCP (audio) \

Medical Definition of DBCP

: a halocarbon compound C3H5Br2Cl used as an agricultural pesticide that is a suspected carcinogen and cause of sterility in human males

called also dibromochloropropane

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