aldrin

noun
al·​drin | \ ˈȯl-drən How to pronounce aldrin (audio) , ˈal- How to pronounce aldrin (audio) \

Definition of aldrin

: a very poisonous formerly used cyclodiene insecticide C12H8Cl6

First Known Use of aldrin

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aldrin

Kurt Alder †1958 German chemist + English -in entry 1

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“Aldrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aldrin. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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aldrin

noun
al·​drin | \ ˈȯl-drən How to pronounce aldrin (audio) , ˈal- How to pronounce aldrin (audio) \

Medical Definition of aldrin

: an exceedingly poisonous cyclodiene insecticide C12H8Cl6

Aldrin biographical name

Al·​drin | \ ˈȯl-drən How to pronounce Aldrin (audio) \

Definition of Aldrin

Buzz 1930–     originally Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr. American astronaut

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