chloroprene

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noun chlo·ro·prene \-ˌprēn\

Definition of chloroprene

  1. :  a colorless liquid C4H5Cl used especially in making neoprene by polymerization

Origin and Etymology of chloroprene

chlor- + isoprene


First Known Use: 1931


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