Definition of chlordane
: a viscous volatile toxic liquid insecticide C10H6Cl8 formerly used in the United States
Origin and Etymology of chlordane
chlor- + indane (C9H10)
First Known Use: 1947
Medical Definition of chlordane
: a viscous, volatile, liquid insecticide C10H6Cl8 formerly used in the U.S.
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