benzotrichloride

noun
ben·​zo·​tri·​chlor·​ide | \ ¦ben-(ˌ)zō-(ˈ)trī-ˈklȯr-ˌīd \
plural -s

Definition of benzotrichloride

: a colorless highly refractive liquid compound C6H5CCl3 made by the action of chlorine on boiling toluene and used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes; α, α, α-trichloro-toluene

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History and Etymology for benzotrichloride

International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + trichloride

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“Benzotrichloride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benzotrichloride. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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