mirex

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noun mi·rex \ˈmī-ˌreks\

Definition of mirex

  1. :  an organochlorine insecticide C10Cl12 formerly used especially against ants

Origin and Etymology of mirex

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1962


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mirex

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noun mi·rex \ˈmī-ˌreks\

Medical Definition of mirex

  1. :  an organochlorine insecticide C10Cl12 formerly used especially against ants that is a suspected carcinogen

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