DFDT

noun
\ˌdēˌefˌdēˈtē\
plural -s

Definition of DFDT 

: a white solid compound (FC6H4)2CHCCl3 that is a partial fluorine analogue of DDT and is held to be less toxic to animals and fish than DDT and more toxic to flying insects

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History and Etymology for DFDT

difluoro-diphenyl-trichloro-ethane

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