DDD

noun
\ ˌdē-(ˌ)dē-ˈdē How to pronounce DDD (audio) \

Definition of DDD

: an insecticide C14H10Cl4 closely related chemically and similar in properties to DDT

First Known Use of DDD

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for DDD

dichlor- + diphenyl + dichlor-

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About DDD

Dictionary Entries Near DDD

DDC

DDD

DDE

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for DDD

Cite this Entry

“DDD.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/DDD. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for DDD

DDD

noun
\ ˌdē-(ˌ)dē-ˈdē How to pronounce DDD (audio) \

Medical Definition of DDD

: an insecticide C14H10Cl4 closely related chemically and similar in properties to DDT

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!