Definition of endrin
: a toxic chlorinated compound C12H8Cl6O that is a stereoisomer of dieldrin used especially formerly as an insecticide
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The third of the naphthalenes, endrin, is perhaps the most toxic of all the chlorinated hydrocarbons now in use.
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Origin and Etymology of endrin
end- + dieldrin
First Known Use: 1952See Words from the same year
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