chlorcosane

noun
chlor·​co·​sane | \ ˈklōrkōˌsān \
plural -s

Definition of chlorcosane

: a yellow oily liquid consisting of chlorinated paraffins and used chiefly as a solvent for dichloramine-T

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History and Etymology for chlorcosane

chlor- + -cosane (as in tetracosane)

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“Chlorcosane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlorcosane. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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